Whether you love them—or can’t wait till they’re over—the holidays can bring a lot of stress. It’s the time of year when self-nurturing often gets buried under the chaos of getting things done.
Along with your workload, there are gifts to buy, holiday greetings to send out, and parties to attend. All of this can of course feel joyful and rewarding—but it also lengthens the ‘to do’ list. And when that happens, your self-nurturing habits are the first to go.
Even if you tuck into your turtle shell during the holidays, there’s still no guarantee you’ll be immune to the stress that comes with them.
So, how do you keep your equanimity throughout the season?
Here are 10 easy things (both inner and outer) that you can do to nurture yourself while still getting your work done through the holiday season.