Prioritize Self Care during the Holidays

Sometimes the most wonderful time of the year can be one of the most stressful times. That makes it even more important for you take care of yourself during these times. Let’s avoid post-holiday burnout, shall we? Here are some tips and tricks to prioritize self care during during the holidays. These tips will help to keep you balanced.


Practicing mindfulness is a great tool for helping you stay focused and aware. Taking even just a few minutes out of your day to dedicate to breath-work and meditation will have many positive benefits on your mental health. There are a ton of apps you can try like Calm, that can provide you with guided meditations if you’re just starting out. You can try many different types of mediations to see which style you like the best. You’ll find yourself feeling serenity in no time!

Pamper Yourself

There’s nothing better than taking the time to give yourself a little TLC. Ask yourself what pampering yourself looks like for you? It’s different for everyone, whether that be a massage, getting your nails done or even taking a really nice bubble bath. It’s important to make sure you’re filling your own cup during the holidays and don’t forget about yourself in a season that is all about giving to others.

Ask for Support

We’re all human and it’s perfectly normal to get overwhelmed during this time of year. Self-care is asking for support when you need it. Reach out to someone you trust and make sure you’re clear about the type of support you’re looking for from them. Sometimes just venting to a close friend can be enough support in itself.

Make Healthy Choices

Of course we all love to indulge around this time of the year, but there is also a balance! Make sure that you are getting enough sleep and eating well. You can enjoy the goodies that come with the holidays in moderation. Do not forget that food and vitamins are an important part of your health, and have the power to impact your mood and energy levels. When you feed yourself healthy and nourishing foods, you’ll find yourself feeling stronger and happier. If your vitamin levels are off, this can create all kids of issues. Make sure you are taking your vitamins every day, even when it is easy to forget.