The holidays are a time for love and caring, and we could all use a little
bit of both this year to keep ourselves and those we love safe and healthy.
While the coronavirus pandemic has brought new challenges, self-care and
looking after our loved ones has never been more important. The hugs from
grandpa and kisses from aunt Suzi may be on pause this year, but your
well-being is not.
Below, we’ve curated some of our favorite holiday articles to provide
you with a single source of tips and advice to stay mentally, physically,
and spiritually strong this Christmas.
Prioritize safety this holiday season: Wear your mask
The 2020 holiday season presents new challenges for families and friends,
and protecting ourselves and our loved ones is the top priority. We are
all exhausted by the constant need to diligent in wearing our masks and
social distancing, while also suffering from the separation anxiety caused
by being apart from those we love. But now is the time when we must act
collectively to combat the spread of COVID-19.
Extra care for high-risk cancer patients during the holidays
People fighting cancer have a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 because
treatments like chemotherapy can weaken their immune systems. If you or
someone you know is undergoing cancer treatments, there are certain safety
steps you can take for protection from the virus, especially during this
Foods to help you reset in the new year
Holiday cookies, family gatherings and cocktail parties, oh my! The holiday
season comes with a lot of joy, but it also comes with a lot of calories.
If you’re feeling a little bloated and tired after all the holiday
eating, the new year is a great time to reset your diet. Here are some
helpful tips and healthy foods you can add to your plate to start feeling better.
Healthy swaps for holiday favorites
Just when you feel like you’ve finally overcome the sugar overload
from Halloween, the holiday season is fast on your heels. Pies, parties
and cocktails abound. Before you know it, the scale produces a number
you barely recognize, and the New Year’s rush to the gym begins
Grief during the holidays: when derailing may put you back on track
For some, the holidays are complicated because they’re missing a
loved one who has died. It’s not just the absence that makes it
challenging, it is also the storm of actively grieving that competes with
trying to be in the “spirit” of the holidays.
We wish you a safe and happy holiday season!