Shopping doesn't get enough credit for how much stress it causes. During the holidays, the stress level ratchets up as we compete with ourselves, others and Father Time to get the presents we need amidst already busy schedules. It is a cruel irony that we replace the simple, charitable values of christmas time with blind consumerism; it becomes worse when it then also begins to affect our health. This Christmas season, we urge you to take a step back, avoid the stress and protect what really matters: your health.
At Community Chiropractic and Acupuncture of Park Slope, we are concerned with the toll that holiday shopping can take on our state of mind. Here are some things to keep in mind when you are caught up in the rush of shopping:
Sleep concludes our list of the most important ways to keep stress down during the holiday season. Too many of us suffer from poor sleep patterns during the Christmas season thanks to interruptions in our normal routine.
At our office in Park Slope, we are standing by to provide you with natural methods for reducing stress. Both chiropractic and acupuncture are effective modalities for combating stress and keeping your body and mind balanced this holiday season.