Even if it’s just 30 minutes a day, schedule time for yourself, Hamill says. “Be thoughtful about sleep, about exercise, about how you’re expending your energy. You have to consider your own well-being first before you can tackle outside responsibilities,” she says.
Eating right is always a challenge, but the holiday season can make it seem almost impossible, adds Dorfman. But remember to stick to your regular meal times and healthy foods, though that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in sweets or a few holiday cookies here and there. “Your body’s already under a lot of stress, so if you’re thinking, ‘Well, I had two pieces of cake at the office and I’ll just skip dinner,’ think again. Your body needs healthy nutrients to keep it fueled and running at its peak,” she says.
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