The Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons always leads to a bustle of activity that often adds stress to the already busy schedule of everyone's life.
These are some festive ways of self-care to make sure that this holiday season doesn't become too overwhelming for you.
Take a bubble bath
You can light some candles and even invest in some fancy bath salts or bubbles.
Listen to some classical music
Classical music has been used by multiple people as a stress reliever for its calming melodies and what better time to listen to it than around the holiday season?
Spend time with friends and family
This may not be for everybody because people may have stressful families but holiday get-togethers may be a form of cheer this season that will allow you to forget all of your worries and focus on the love that surrounds you.
Eat great food
The holiday season means holiday meals so fill yourself with turkey and pies!
Decorate for the holiday season
Some people enjoy decorating the Christmas tree and the rest of their place, so grab some decorations and let your creative side go wild.
Visit a Christmas themed park
There are Christmas festivals at various theme parks in various areas around the world like Busch Gardens, Universal Studios, and Disney world.
Sing some Christmas carols
Everyone loves Christmas music during this time of the year, especially the classic ones like "Jingle Bells" and "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."
Watch Classic Christmas movies
Drink Hot Cocoa or Egg Nog
These are classic holiday drinks to get you in the christmas spirit.
Go holiday shopping, for yourself.
Take advantage of those holiday deals and buy things for yourself because you deserve it.
Take holiday photos
Have someone take pictures of you with Santa, Christmas lights, or a festive Christmas tree. Be fun and let that holiday cheer shine through that smile of yours.
Make a Gingerbread House
A great mindless way to stay creative and stay festive for the holiday season.
Volunteer your time this holiday season
Whether it's volunteering by giving to Toys For Tots or volunteering at a local soup kitchen, the holiday season is all about giving back and it's sure to boost your mood.
Bake Christmas Cookies
This is perfect because you can decorate them and eat them after.
Treat yourself to a Spa Day
Make time for yourself to get a massage, a mani/pedi, or just a facial. Have a "you" day and just focus on giving your body what it really deserves — pampering!