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3 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress Right Now

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Merry Christmas eve, you guys! Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, chances are this has been a hectic month. It’s hard to escape the holiday stress when it’s all around you, and now that we’re on the eve of the big day it’s time to take some time to take care of yourself.

When things get hectic, it’s so easy to for us to neglect our own mental health. Between family descending, busy travel schedules, and shopping for and wrapping gifts, our days are jam-packed. I ran across a quote that felt like it really resonated this holiday season – I wish I could remember where I saw it – but it went something like this:

When you don’t think you possibly have time to take a little break is exactly when you need to take one.

Not only does caring for yourself help reduce your stress, but it can help improve your productivity. Don’t you feel like you get more done when you’re centered and focused? Check out our three ideas for ways to take a quick break and help quell some of that holiday stress.

Up Next: Don’t forget to breathe!

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Written by Becky Striepe

My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

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