Thanksgiving is around the corner and temptations are everywhere, not to mention feelings of excitement, stress, and anxiety many of us feel this time of year. There's an abundance of festive parties, holiday dinners, family, work, and the average reported weight gain is anywhere from 5-10 pounds from Thanksgiving to New Years. So what are some ways to enjoy the holidays while staying sane and healthy? A little preparation is key!
It's really important to create balance by making the time for self-care. Start your day with 5-10 minutes of meditation to reduce anxiety and muscle tension or get moving! This could be exercise or something simple like stretching, walking, cleaning, etc. Whatever it is, create sacred time for YOU.
Don't Skip Breakfast! While you may think saving a few hundred calories for the big meal later makes sense, skipping and starving does just the opposite. A small meal in the morni...