Life-Changing Gifts You Deserve to Give Yourself This Holiday Season



With the holiday season approaching, remember to get something for yourself. Gift yourself these easy and life-changing presents to help you be stress-free and prepared for the new year!


Happy Holidays!


Rest

Rest is vital to improve and maintain mental health and overall happiness. Unlike electronics, makeup, and other tangible gifts, rest is the gift that keeps on giving. So while your calendars are filled with familial engagements and meetings, be sure to find time to spend on your own rest and recovery. Cheers to your rest ethic, being as strong as your work ethic!


During the holiday, our minds can become overactive due to lack of sleep, financial strains, and binge-eating


Forgiveness

Forgiveness is one of the most powerful gifts we can give ourselves and others. Use the end of year and holidays to reflect on the last 12 months and consider where and to who you can extend forgiveness to. The act of forgiving someone or yourself can help relieve stress and prepare you for success as you move into the new year.

Remember, the goal of forgiveness is healing and peace. The forgiving act does not need to be a grand gesture - the person you are forgiving does not even have to know about it.


Intentionality

December and January are popular months to set intentions and goals for the new year. Being intentional about your goals and what is most important to you is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. It allows you to be purposeful with your time and deliberate with your focus. One way to be intentional is to set goals.


Intention develops careers, fixes relationships, launches new business, drops weight, and so much more! Goal setting allows us to experience the power of intention.

Compassion

This holiday season, grant yourself the compassion and understanding you extend to others so easily. At its core, self-compassion one's ability to turn acceptance, love, and understanding inward. In addition, extending self-compassion toward oneself can help improve your mental health and self-confidence.

Being tough on ourselves comes easy, so giving yourself compassion is easier said than done. Here are 8 techniques and tips on how to practice self-compassion.

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