With so much preparation required, you can be forgiven for believing that what’s supposed to be ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ is the most stressful time of the year! Here are our tips for making the festive month a little more relaxing.
If a spiralling Christmas spend is what keeps you up at night, check out our recent Money Blog posts in which we share Christmas budgeting resources and tips on how to make Christmas just as special without breaking the bank.
The festive period sees lots of yummy treats that you don’t get at other times of the year. Take the time to savour these festive flavours with our tips for mindful eating.
Engage Your Senses 🕯️
The scent of some potpourri or a Winter-spice candle can help to distract your mind from your worries and give you that warm-fussy feeling!
Take a Festive Walk 🚶
The cold weather can be off-putting but there are sights you can see only at this time of year. Wrap up warm and hit the streets with your family and see how many cool Christmas lights displays you can find. If younger children need more encouragement, make it into a game eg. how many Santas can you spot; can you find a house with green lights, blue lights, red lights etc…?
Take Some Time Out ⏳
Taking just 10 minutes out of your day to listen to a relaxing guided meditation can help you to see things from another perspective. This guided meditation give you tips specifically for the Christmas season.