You might be busy buying gifts for loved ones for the upcoming holidays…but do you have a gift for yourself in mind? Here are a few ideas on how to give back to yourself during this busy holiday season!
The holiday season is filled with plenty of joy and excitement, but for many of us, it can also get overwhelming. There are gifts to buy, parties to attend (and maybe even host!), and travel plans to finalize. In all the chaos that comes during the holiday season, it’s incredibly important to not only give to others, but to also find ways to give back to yourself.
Your mental and physical health shouldn’t have to suffer this holiday season, so prioritizing your well being should be a top priority. If you don’t know where to start, here are six ways to take care of yourself during the holidays!
How to Give Back to Yourself During the Holidays
Stick with Your Exercise Routine
Life gets extra busy around the holidays, especially when traveling! When we’re thrown off our normal routine, exercise is often one of the first things to go out the window.
While you might need to put a little extra effort into prioritizing your workout routine, it’s crucial that you still get your exercise in so that you feel healthy, strong, and energized. If you need an extra push, consider scheduling your exercise in your calendar, or recruiting a workout buddy for some accountability.
Even if you’re unable or don’t have time to do your typical workouts, getting some regular movement into your schedule will help you feel your absolute best.
Keep Eating Nutritious, Good-for-You Foods (and Superfoods!)
Speaking of feeling your best…one of the best ways to give back to yourself this holiday season is to ensure you’re eating well!
While indulging in some eggnog and other seriously decadent seasonal sweets is totally acceptable, you want to make sure you’re also eating wholesome, nutritious meals and snacks to maintain some balance.
If you’re looking to ensure you’re eating well and feeling great this holiday season, superfoods can help!
While we love sharing a holiday meal with friends and loved ones, overstuffing ourselves is never comfortable. That’s why we love drinking a Superfood Tab before a big meal. These tabs are packed with 15 plant-based superfoods that help curb cravings so that you can enjoy your favorite holiday dishes without going overboard. They also help fight bloat, promote healthy digestion, and increase energy so that you feel your absolute best!
Another helpful superfood treat to have on hand during the holidays is a bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies. These gummies don’t only feature apple cider vinegar – they also contain vitamins B6 and B12, as well as folic acid. Together, these powerful ingredients help boost the immune system, promote healthy digestion, and reduce appetite. Added bonus: they taste great!
Give Back to Yourself by Scheduling in Some Me-Time
Spending some time doing the things that you love and that make you feel your best may not seem like a priority during the holiday season – but it should be! After all, you can’t pour from an empty cup. As you’re focusing on giving to others, make sure you also give back to yourself by prioritizing the activities that are good for your mental health.
Meditate to get some moments of stillness and calmness during the business of the holiday season, get lost in a new book, bake your favorite holiday treats, or tap into your creative side by doing an art project. It truly doesn’t matter what it is, as long as it helps you feel more grounded during the holiday chaos!
Just as you might do with your exercise routine during this busy season, consider adding these moments of “me-time” to your calendar – it will make it much more likely that you’ll actually stick to taking time for yourself!
Establish a Morning Routine
Your morning sets the tone for the rest of your day, so it’s important to have a routine so that you can start the day on the right foot! Even if you don’t have the time for a luxuriously long morning routine, you can establish a few healthy habits to make the most of your morning. Consider meditating, journaling, going for a quick walk, or taking the time to cook a particularly nutritious breakfast.
If you’re someone who can’t leave their house without their morning cup of coffee, try adding Super Amazing Coffee to your morning routine for an extra boost of superfoods! This coffee is packed with 12 superfoods that help improve brain power, boost metabolism, fight signs of aging, and more. Basically, it sets the groundwork for you to have a perfect day!
Don’t Feel Obligated to Say Yes to Everything
Everyone loves a good holiday party or fun seasonal outing, but sometimes the social calendar can get absolutely overwhelming during this time of year! So we’re here to give you a gentle reminder: you’re allowed to kindly say “no” to an invite if you need to! Take care of your wellbeing, and allow yourself to use your precious free time as you wish during this busy season.
Give Back to Yourself with the Gift of Sleep
We can’t forget about sleep! Getting regular, good quality sleep is an absolute necessity for feeling your best.
If you need a little help to make sure you’re getting the best sleep possible, try our Super Sleep Melatonin Gummies! Melatonin helps support your body’s circadian rhythm and sleep. These vegan gummies (which come in a delicious berry flavor) can help you wind down and ensure you’re getting a great, peaceful night’s sleep throughout the holiday season!
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