The holiday season is fast approaching, as are the expectations, obligations, and the cascading to-do list. For many, the holiday season is one of stress and overwhelm, but it doesn’t have to be. Setting boundaries during this time can be an essential part of self care, and maintaining your mental health.
Next, think back to all the years gone by. What traditions left you energized, and which felt like obligations? If your goal is to actually enjoy the holiday season in its entirety, you need to set some personal boundaries around what you are and are not willing to do.
You, and you alone, get to decide how you celebrate the holidays. You have permission to:
Consider this permission to design your holiday season around what truly brings you joy, rather than what “should” bring you joy. You get to say “no”, you get to say “yes”, and you also get to change your mind.
Here’s to planning a holiday season that lights you up! It IS possible, you just need to choose it!
Let us know on Instagram @TruehopeCanada what boundaries you’ll be setting this season to make it a truly joyous one.
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