VOS: Mental Health Tips for a Joyful Holiday Season

Mental Health Tips for a Joyful Holiday Season

Emotional wellbeing

December 2022

Mental Health Tips for a Joyful Holiday Season

Here are three mental health tips for the holiday season:

  1. Practice self-care: It's important to prioritize your own physical and emotional well-being during the holidays. Take time for yourself to rest, relax, and do activities that nourish your body and mind. This might include exercise, meditation, or spending time with loved ones.
  2. Set realistic expectations: The holiday season can be a busy and stressful time, and it's important to manage your expectations and not try to do too much. Set limits on how much you take on and try to delegate tasks or say no to unreasonable requests.
  3. Seek support: If you're feeling overwhelmed or struggling with your mental health, it's important to reach out for support. Talk to a trusted friend or family member, or consider reaching out to a mental health professional for additional support.

It's also a good idea to be mindful of your self-talk and try to practice gratitude and focus on the positive aspects of the holiday season. Remember to take breaks and give yourself permission to rest and relax as needed.

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