How to Practice Self Care When the Holidays Get Stressful

We have an amazing guest post by the awesome Shayla Law of Holistically Shayla. Check out her bio at the end of the article to learn a lil bit more about her. 

How to practice Self Care When the Holidays Get Stressful

The weather has finally turned cold and that means it’s boot season! I love this time of year. Family gathers, everything smells like cinnamon and I get to use my fireplace.

As a child, the days between Thanksgiving and Christmas were always my favorite because my mom and aunts would all make sure that these days were filled with love, warmth, and lots and lots of food. But when I reached adulthood I began to notice something from the matriarchs in my family: they were exhausted and stressed out.

Now that I am one of the women responsible for making the holiday season a time to remember for our family, it is apparent to me how important it is to practice self care so as not to burn out. Here are my top three tips for practicing self care when the holidays get stressful. Continue reading