That's right, folks! Game on - the neighbors to my left have all of their holiday lights on, wreaths up - stunning. The ones to my right - it is still Halloween. Scary!
This year it feels like I have been in the Delorean from Back to the Future - Thanksgiving is here again already. And I can feel the stress building!
Now is the time to take a deep breath, and chill for a minute. We can get everything done and not lose it. I promise!
Here are some tips to keep the stress at bay this holiday season:
1 Prepare and eat whole foods - yes you can do it! And the tips below will help -
Six tips for keeping it together when you don’t have time
Make a list
Go frozen or canned
Schedule a prep day
Try a smoothie
Make a healthy fast food choice
2 Sleep deeply and soundly
Set the stage 30 minutes before bed:
hot towel scrub*
no devices in the bedroom
visualize your deep, uninterrupted sleep
use melantonin or valerian, even warm milk
See my facebook post about what 11 minutes a day can do - really!
4 Just say "NO"
Just Say it NO (repeat after me)
Be ready to repeat
Yep, these are my go-to methods to keep the crazies away this time of year. Don't take my word for it, try it yourself. And if you are intrigued about the Hot Towel Scrub* - email email@example.com, Subject Line: SCRUB. You will be glad you did!