5 Easy Holiday Self-Care Practices

With the hustle and bustle of the Holiday season, it’s easy to allow yourself to become overwhelmed with everything on your to-do list and everyone who wants to spend time with you. it’s during this time that we tend to neglect ourselves the most. For that reason, I have a collection of holiday self-care practices perfect for the occasion.

Holiday Baths

A bath is one of my favorite ways to decompress around the holidays. You just cannot go wrong by relaxing in a hot tub with some bubbles and a candle. To set up the perfect bath for relaxing, head over here! Perhaps for this season, mix it up with a holiday or Christmas bath bomb or candle scent!

Create A Relaxed, Cozy Environment

Another great way to practice holiday self-care is to make sure your environment instills calm, cozy, and relaxed vibes. There are a ton of ways to do this, but ultimately, it is whatever works best for you. You might turn up the heat, dim the lights, light a candle, curl up with a blanket, or make some hot cocoa. You can read more about getting that cozy Christmas feeling here.

5 Easy Holiday Self-Care Practices

Have Somewhere to Escape to

If you’re over-worked, stressed, or introverted, one of the best ways to practice holiday self-care is to ensure that you have somewhere you can escape from the hustle and bustle of people and the never-ending to-do list. Take some time each day or even week away from everything stressing you out and be by yourself. Your escape can be anywhere and you can do anything when you are there. For me, I escape to my bedroom each night where I curl up in my blankets and watch some of my favorite YouTube channels. This is my holiday self-care escape. Where do you like to escape to during stress?

Brief Yoga or Meditation

Perhaps yoga is not for you, but meditation and yoga are great ways to take your mind off holiday stress and decompress. When you find yourself feeling tense, stressed, or overwhelmed, take a minute to be in the present. Take a walk or do some yoga and just be. Head over here to read more about using meditation during the holidays.

5 Easy Holiday Self-Care Practices

Say No

One of the biggest and most important on this short list of holiday self-care practices is practicing saying no. During this time of year everyone is doing so many things and it can be so incredibly overwhelming. Being able to turn down requests is probably the most effective way to de-stress and take care of yourself this holiday season. If you take nothing else from this post, please practice saying no and be aware of your limits. If you have taken on too much, do not take on any more, and ask for help! There is no shame in turning your projects or tasks into group endeavors.

This is a very brief list of holiday self-care practices, I’d like to know how you manage your holiday stress and take care of yourself. Let me know if the comments below!

5 Easy Holiday Self-Care Practices



How to Get that Cozy Christmas Feeling

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Let’s be honest with ourselves, who doesn’t love that cozy Christmas feeling?? It’s the best to get cozy on your couch or in your home, especially when the weather starts to get cold! Everyone has their own tricks to feeling cozy, everyone is different. But this post will give you a rundown of how to get that cozy Christmas feeling, from wearing a well-accessorized sweater to lighting a candle!!

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How to Get that Cozy Christmas Feeling

Setting the Scene

Setting the scene is exactly how it sounds—you need to make your home or apartment cozy before you can get cozy. This could be as easy as turning the heat on instead of the air conditioning. Or you could have more fun with it!

My favorite way to get that cozy Christmas feeling is to decorate. This is also the most complicated and potentially expensive way to feel cozy. You can get creative and go the DIY route or you can buy Christmas decorations. I personally do a combo of the two. Try decorating a small Christmas tree, hang fairy lights, hang ornaments from the ceiling, put up a wreath, you name it! Here are some Christmas decorating DIY ideas:

Another way to make your environment feel cozy for Christmas is to light candles! I absolutely love candles, especially Christmas-scented candles. Some Christmas scents I suggest are spruce tree, Christmas cookies, apple or spiced apple, pumpkin pie, fresh snow scents, cranberries, thyme, etc.! Just go wherever it is you buy your candles and ask to see their Christmas or holiday line!

How to Get that Cozy Christmas Feeling

Looking the Part

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How to Get that Cozy Christmas Feeling

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