December into the New Year brings a range of emotions for most people. Excitement, celebration, connection, gratitude, and generosity may fill our head-space. People also experience sadness, loneliness, stress, guilt, and anxiety. And most of us feel some combination of these depending on the day, the people we spend time with, and the current year-end circumstances.
It is also a time of busyness, and this busyness is the opposite of what nature calls for at this time of year. During these darkest and coldest days of the year (for most in the US anyway), earthly rhythms ask us to slow down, nurture our bodies, calm our minds, and just be. But our society pulls us in another direction.
So in order to find balance and stay grounded, healthy, and happy through this holiday season and into the new year, here are some helpful tips.
Even when we find ourselves busier, socializing more, or out later, it is important to get long deep restful sleep. Lack o...