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Four Tips for Beating Holiday Stress

There’s no doubt that the last month of the year is hard for many people. For some, the process of shopping, spending, going to parties, meeting obligations, and attending social activities make it hard to keep calm and carry on. Thankfully, our team at Potomac Family & Sports Chiropractic Center in Ashburn, VA, is here to offer four of our best tips for beating holiday stress.

Make Sure You’re Getting Enough Sleep

This time of year can be extremely hectic and sometimes, we don’t always get to bed as early as we would like. Make sure you’re putting yourself first by getting enough sleep each night. Stress is only amplified when you’re exhausted, so be sure to mark it on your calendar that you need at least seven to eight hours to keep yourself in prime form over the holiday season.

Drink Plenty of Water

A hydrated body is a healthy body. Unfortunately, this is the time of year when we can indulge in far too many rich foods, dairy products, and even adult beverages. Help offset the damage to your body and reduce your overall stress level by drinking plenty of water. If you have a hard time remembering, there are plenty of smartphone apps out there to help you start a new water habit.

Know When to Say No

We’re all guilty of over scheduling ourselves during the holiday season. Help keep from burning yourself out and increasing your stress levels by simply knowing when to say no to certain obligations. Sometimes this simple act of turning down friends and family members is the easiest way to avoid conflict, reduce stress, and feel healthier.

Schedule a Chiropractic Visit

When you’re thinking about your holiday schedule, you probably aren’t considering time for a visit with your friendly Ashburn chiropractor. However, when you’re already under a lot of stress, an adjustment is a great way to help relieve tension.

Get In Touch with Us Today

Don’t wait! Schedule your chiropractic appointment at Potomac Family & Sports Chiropractic Center in Ashburn today by giving us a call at 703-406-8686.

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