Stress and the holidays

The Stress of Holiday Shopping

Keeping stress down while shopping

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: 

  • Listen to your body: a headache is a certain sign that you are overdoing it. So…
  • Take frequent breaks: do you really need to be going so fast? The more you rush, the higher the stress. Take a seat, a deep breath and inhale the aroma of…
  • A hot tea: herbal tea is relaxing whereas caffeine can actually increase stress levels. Over your tea, contemplate…
  • Could this shopping be done online? Simple gifts can be found online, in the relaxing hours at the end of the day, when you can also work on…
  • Relaxation techniques to get you in a state of mind conducive to sleep.

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. 

Keeping stress down with natural modalities

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. 

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