What can you do to change that and feel happier, more focused, and less stressed in the upcoming year? Since the brain controls everything we do, commanding everything from our thoughts to emotions and movements, it's up to us to take more control over the signals we send it.
Everyone is unique and has different needs when it comes to mentally preparing for the holiday season. Unfortunately, you cannot pause the holiday countdown. However, you can prepare your mind for what lies ahead and address the thoughts and worries on your mind this time of year. Here are some tips for how to take care of yourself and mentally start preparing for the holidays
A little bit of stress is good for you. It can help keep you focused and motivated to meet a deadline at work or safe in situations when your fight-or-flight response kicks in. The problem is that many people experience prolonged or chronic stress which can take a toll on the way you feel.