How To Recover Mentally From The Holidays

Hello World! And Happy Friday to all! Now that the holidays are through, it’s time to get back into the swing of things – well, at least try to that is. I know it can be difficult, which is why I’m giving you my guide to help you recover from all the hype from the holidays.

Reflection  

Reflect on the new year ahead; on what you want to accomplish throughout the new year. However, ensure that what you want to accomplish is realistic and attainable. This gives you time to prepare for the upcoming year and the goals you set and see all of the positives you’ve got in the upcoming year.

Start off slow 

Rather than submerging yourself into all of the work that has piled up over the holidays, set yourself a goal of accomplishing a reasonable amount of tasks to complete within your day. This will allow for a lesser chance  of feeling overwhelmed and stressed.

Do things that make you happy 

Now this may seem like a given. Why do something you don’t enjoy? That doesn’t make sense. However, doing things that make you happy, with your friends/family/loved ones, may help you forget about the holiday rut you may be stuck in. Focusing on the positives than negatvies sort of speak.

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Alex Newton is a nursing student and mental health advocate. She grew up in a small town and plans on moving to London, England one day and open up her own health practice. She has a cat named Maya who she adopted whilst going through some difficulties. She’s a daughter, sister, and warrior who enjoys a nice cuppa tea.

 

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