Let’s face it! While the holiday season is a joyful time, it can also be quite stressful. The following are some tips for each of the zodiac signs to help release stress during this holiday season.
Aries, the best way to get rid of all the stress associated with the holiday season is to get active. You need to move your body to release all the pent-up energy from long hours of shopping and maybe even having to compete for the latest toy at your local store.
Taurus-A Trip to Nature
Taurus, when the going gets tough during the holiday season, your best bet is to take some time away from the hustle and bustle and just enjoy Mother Nature. As an earth sign, being outside amongst deeply rooted trees is always a great way to replenish yourself.
So, after you get finished shopping for all of your loved ones, take a trip to your local park and just enjoy the calming, soothing energies of Mother Nature.
Gemini-Solo Mental Stimulation
Gemini, you love being active, so the holiday season can be one of your most favorite times of the year. However, even you can get a bit strung out with all of the activity going on during the holiday season.
A great way for you to decompress is to do some type of solo mental stimulation. Consider purchasing yourself one of those large jigsaw puzzles or picking up a couple of crossword puzzle books and spending time alone nourishing your mental plane.
Cancer-Spend Time at Home
When the holidays get kinda hectic for you Cancer, your best bet is just to spend time at home. While the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can be exhilarating, sometimes it’s best to take a step back and just replenish yourself with a little homebody time.
Find your favorite space on your couch with some plush pillows and some throws and just read, watch a movie, or snuggle with a loved one. Taking time to come back to your center at home will allow you to be able to give more of yourself throughout the holiday season.
Leo, as the kings and queens of the zodiac, you go big when it comes to the holidays. You expect nothing but the best for yourself and for those that you love, so you put a lot of energy into decorating and finding the perfect gifts for everyone.
After spending so much time shining your light on everyone with your warm-hearted holiday parties and making yourself seen at various holiday events, you may want to take some time to just pamper yourself. Draw yourself a nice warm bath with some scented Epsom salts and just lie back with a glass of your favorite wine or champagne and relax.
Virgo-Organize Your Environment
Virgo, while you may have a plan for everything this holiday season, it’s still very important that you take some time out for your own self-care. More than anyone, you know how important it is to care for the mind, body, and spirit.
While it may seem weird to others, one of the best ways for you to decompress and destress from all of the holiday energies is to get your environment in order. Something simple as cleaning out the closet or organizing your ornaments and just keeping your space clutter-free can really help you feel a bit more together and less stressed.
As one of the Venus-ruled signs of the zodiac, Libra you enjoy the festivities and socializing that comes with the holiday season. Even though you enjoy connecting with others, it is very important that you make time to care for yourself as well during the holiday season.
Sometimes, so much attention focused on others can leave you feeling a bit frazzled and imbalanced, and as a Libra, it is important for you to maintain your balance and harmony. Why not spend some time beautifying your home environment. Something as simple as decorating your home for the holidays in a low-key, peaceful manner can really help you decompress from all of the excitable holiday energy.
Scorpio-Quiet Alone Time
Scorpio, when the holidays begin to get a bit hectic for you, it’s best that you find some alone time for yourself. In general, you tend to have a pretty good hold on your emotions at least on the surface.
However, if you begin to feel a bit frazzled particularly with all the extra energy of family members and loved ones visiting for the holidays, don’t feel bad at all about taking some much-needed time for yourself. Those closest to you will definitely understand you just need some time alone. Something as simple as driving to the grocery store or going for a walk either alone or with one special other person is something that can help you deal with the hectic holiday season.
Sagittarius, when the going gets tough during the holiday season, take a getaway. It doesn’t have to be anything extravagant. Something as simple as a weekend staycation is sure to help you replenish your energy during the holiday season.
You know how you are. You enjoy being with lots of people and getting to know them. In fact, you’re energized by being around people. However, if at any point you feel like you need a break from all the holiday festivities, and put some of your travel miles to use and take a brief trip.
Capricorn-Take a Break
As the structured, planner of the zodiac, Capricorn please remember to take a break during this holiday season. You are the response for one and make sure everyone has a place to stay when they come and visit. This comes with lots of planning and making sure there is structure, and everyone loves you for this.
However, even the most mature of the zodiac need some time to just relax and focus on yourself. Something as simple as getting a massage or sitting in your study reading a book can do wonders in helping you recalibrate yourself during the busy holiday season.
Aquarius, if you ever begin to feel a bit overwhelmed this holiday season, why not invite over some friends and have a game night. This is a perfect opportunity for you to socialize with people you like while also getting the opportunity to stimulate your mind.
Don’t make your game nights more complicated than they have to be. Remember, you’re just getting together with friends to enjoy some time together. A couple of board games, some snacks, and some drinks to loosen you up is a perfect antidote for holiday stress.
Pisces-Immerse Yourself in Music
Pisces, you’re very giving and compassionate nature can make you very prone to being overwhelmed during the holiday season. You want to make sure everyone gets the perfect gift, and this time of the year also tends to pull at your heartstrings for all of those who may not be in the best position during the holiday season.
While you can’t save everyone, you can’t make time to make sure that you are getting the emotional and spiritual replenishment that you need in order to enjoy your holiday season. When you start to feel overwhelmed, just find a quiet space where you can listen to you some soothing, relaxing music. This is the perfect way to destress this holiday season.
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