Christmas Shopping is a Drain on the Body and Brain
Christmas shopping has been exposed as a stress-fraught affair
Each year, as the multiplicity of consumerism increases, and the streets get marginally thicker with people, the stress of christmas shopping becomes more palpable. For many of us, the holiday season is a balance between the simple joys of life like family and more outstanding concerns such as the toll on our wallets. This holiday season in full swing, take steps to ensure your sanity above all else!
Limiting stress during the holiday season
- Shop online: from the comfort of home, with a cup of tea in your hand. Avoid the bustling crowds for little gifts that you know you can purchase online.
- When you feel a headache coming on, you know it’s time to slow down. Pain is a signal that something is wrong- it always behooves you to slow down and listen to those signals.
- Take frequent breaks while shopping: the rush of shopping can really get away from you. Try to take your time if possible and have a seat somewhere relaxing if you feel the stress getting to you.
- Make sure you sleep at night: the frenetic energy of the christmas season spins many people out and prevents sleep. Use techniques such as meditation, stretching and hot baths to relax yourself in the hours leading up to bed.
If you are feeling the effects of stress, give your Milpitas chiropractor a call
We are standing by to help you de-stress this holiday season. Hands-on chiropractic modalities stimulate the body’s healing response, an effect that is calming for both body and mind. What’s more, stress is directly linked to muscle tension. We use deep-tissue massage and other natural modalities to address tight muscles; the feeling of releasing your muscles from tension helps reduce stress levels. If you are interested in using natural modalities to balance the stress of the holiday season, give our office in Milpitas a call to schedule an appointment today.