It seems like there’s always something to be stressed about, whether it’s related to school, work, relationships, finances, or *gulp*, the holiday season. Between cooking, traveling, shopping, and hosting friends and family in our homes, we get no time to just sit down and relax. What is supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year” can quickly become the most stressful time of the year.
So does that mean we should just give in and spend our holidays overwhelmed by stress and anxiety? No! This is the time of year to celebrate life, to leave our worries behind, and to enjoy the people we love—and ourselves.
Say Goodbye to Stress with a Smile
Not only is it easier to smile than frown, but smiling actually makes us feel happier. According to scientific studies, when we smile, we stimulate muscles in our face. These muscles then stimulate a specific area of the brain that causes us to feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Continue reading A Stress Free Smile, the Gift to Give