The holidays are such a beautiful time to gather together, celebrate, and cozy up by a fire, right? Sure, ‘tis the season to be jolly, but the reality is the holidays can also create a ton of stress with family dynamics, indulgent parties, traffic, and pressure to find those perfect gifts.
And as most of us know, the problem with stress is that it creates tension, pain, compression, weight gain, digestive issues and makes us feel exhausted, burnt out, and cranky; so instead of starting off the new year feeling fired up, we too often come out of the holidays feeling sluggish, bloated, and blah.
The great news is that stress is a reaction, and even though it sometimes doesn’t feel like it, we all have the power to choose how to react to any situation. Here are my top nine tips for choosing to stay chill, calm, connected, and glowing through the holidays so you can start 2018 with a bang: