The holidays are a sacred season of joy, celebrating with loved ones, giving, and cheer. But they can also conjure stress and loneliness.
Life’s challenges can seem magnified when viewed through the lens of cheery holiday cards and incessant commercials urging us to buy, buy, buy. We can too easily get sucked into old patterns of emotional eating and drinking, overspending, self-criticism, and unhealed family dynamics.
Here are 10 mantras to help combat holiday stress, anchor you in your center, and keep you grounded and grateful to thoroughly enjoy this holiday season.
As you read the affirmations below, notice which ones resonate with you. Choose two or three of the most relevant mantras, commit them to memory, and work them daily!