Good to Know: Tips on How to Relax and Recharge During the Holidays

How to relax and recharge before Christmas if you’ve been feeling overwhelmed in December

It’s been sold as ‘the most wonderful time of the year.’ Yet for millions out there, Christmas can actually be more of a burden than a joy. The annual holiday and the pressures it brings can negatively affect our mental health and leave us with the signs of anxiety.

It’s important that self-care and positive well-being remain a priority during this period, which is why experts have shared their top tips on how to relax and recharge before Christmas.

Yoga sequences, in particular, are a great exercise with the added benefit of relaxation. Researcher Catherine Woodyard at the University of Mississippi credits a good yoga flow with promoting “recovery from and treatment of addiction, reduce stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain, improve sleep patterns, and enhance overall well-being and quality of life.”

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