Hurray!!! It’s that special time of the year again. The end of the year that is associated with lots of activities and festivities. For some people, it is a time to reunite with family and friends, for some others, it is a time to reflect over the year and review set goals while for another group of people, it is a time to celebrate and be thankful for the year. No doubt, it can also prove to be quite challenging, whereby rather than enjoying the holiday, most of us end up getting stressed and are unable to cope during this season.
What are your plans/expectations for this holiday season?
Could it be to have just a “normal holiday” or a “memorable one”?
You can have a memorable one this year with the following helpful tips:
Tip # 1
Have a good plan
Having a good plan cannot be overemphasized during this holiday season and as the old saying goes “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail” Have a plan for EVERYTHING! (Food, shopping, trips, guests, decorations and other expenses) And remember to keep it REALISTIC too!
Tip # 2
Stick to your plan!
Sticking to your plan will require a whole lot of discipline on your part. Stick to your budget and avoid emotional spending.
Tip # 3
If you are not too good with planning or sticking to plans, you may benefit from getting help from a trusted friend, family member or trained professionals that can help create a memorable holiday for you.
Tip # 4
Keep your plan visible
Endeavor to keep copies of your plan in places where it is always visible to you like, your wallet, on your mirror, on the fridge, close the bed, on your door and every other place you are likely to look at several times during the day.
Tip # 5
Mindfulness is moment to moment awareness of your thoughts, feelings and emotions in a non-judgmental way. It is a powerful tool that can help you throughout this holiday season from planning to achievement of every single item on your list. Take out time for yourself to practice mindfulness during this season and enjoy all the benefits. For more information about mindfulness meditation, kindly visit www.mobilehealthconsult.org
As you make your plans for this holiday season, ensure to have realistic expectations in order to avoid getting disappointed at the end. The above tips are certainly helpful to creating a memorable holiday for you and your loved ones.
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