Many people go into the holidays expecting to eat poorly. They surrender automatically and resign themselves to a future of winter weight gain and feeling sluggish.
6 Ways to Avoid Holiday Stress
By Libby Barrett
Stress during the holidays is common. In fact, it’s even expected. But it’s not something people should just accept. Stress anytime of the year should be held at bay. Here’s what you can do to take the season in stride.
November kicks off the start of the holiday season – a time of big meals, party buffets, and sweets and treats. But it’s also Diabetes Awareness Month, when we shed extra light on the need to eat right, make good choices, and reduce our risk for diabetes and other health issues. How can we reconcile the two?
We all hear that it’s important to get sufficient sleep. But maybe we’re not sure why – especially since the things we need to do to be healthy typically involve exercising and eating right. Why then are sleep and relaxation so important to overall fitness and wellness?