During the holiday season, it’s easy to feel depleted, especially if you’re a sensitive person. At a time that feels stretched and overcrowded with obligations, it’s crucial to relax and recharge. Here are a few tips to help.
Meditation —Meditation helps change the brain to make it more effective in times of stress. Find what works for you. Even 5 minutes at a time will help.
Breathe — Deep breathing, from the belly, helps to stimulate the vagus nerve, and turn on the relaxation response.
Take a Magnesium Salt bath — Magnesium helps relieve tension, and revitalize the body.
Spend Quality Time Alone — Take a quiet-time-alone break, to nurture and nourish yourself.
Listen to peaceful, uplifting music. — Choose a favorite from your collection. Or, try the Insight Timer app for a nice variety.
Use the Heart Breath — This will help you get out of a busy mind, into the peace and calm of your heart. To learn how to use this breath, click here. (Once on this page, scroll down for the heart breath video)
Try EFT Tapping — Tapping on your karate chop, and other points, will help you feel more centered and relaxed. For a complimentary Peace and Calm guided EFT Audio, click here.
Spend Time Outdoors — Soak up the fresh air and natural beauty.
Move — Stretch, exercise, do yoga, go to the gym, dance, walk. Movement will help you feel more energized and alive.
Eat green — Green vegetables are full of minerals that will help revitalize your system.
Reduce or Limit Caffeine, Refined Carbs, Alcohol — Caffeine will overwork your adrenal glands, making you feel even more tired. Refined carbohydrates will cause a spike and drop in your blood sugar, draining your energy. Alcohol is quite depleting.
Get enough sleep — Sleep in a darkened room, with minimal, or no, electronic devices.
Use what works for you. Weave moments of relaxation throughout your day. You’re worth it.
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