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Gift Yourself Good Health

Self-Care Tips from Our Crossover Providers

‘Tis the season of giving. We’re sure you’ve mastered the giving to others part; but what about the self-care needed to sustain yourself through the holidays and into the new year? 

In all the hustle and bustle of the season, our clinicians want you to understand that self-care is not selfish and to take time to include yourself on your gift list. Here are 4 ways to gift yourself good health this holiday and in 2023.

1. Take Action to Boost Your Mood

Let’s be real, the busyness of the holiday season combined with colder weather and darker days can bring stress and anxiety. Recognizing those feelings, then working to boost positive emotions can help get you back on track and improve your mood. Here are a few steps to get started.

 

2. Eat Healthy to Sustain Your Joy

You can find joy in your food and balance healthy eating this holiday! Instead of thinking of certain foods as “good” or “bad,” one of our trusted health coaches explains how to shift your focus to joy, balance, and flexibility in this video. 

 

3. Connect with Your Breath to Stay Centered

Sometimes a quick moment to notice your breath may be all you need to recenter yourself. Take that moment now.

 

 

4. Stretch the Stress Out 

When we experience long term stress, our bodies can hold tension in our neck and shoulder muscles. Try these stretches to help loosen the tension in your body and mind.