How to stay sane over the silly season

Di Westaway | CEO Wild Women On Top | Entrepreneur | Author | Speaker | Adventurer

Xmas is a stressful time. You have a million things to squeeze in before the big family day, which is always full of surprises. It’s a time of extreme emotions, where we need to be prepared to expect the unexpected.

And often, in the lead up, we can feel overwhelmed and wrung out. Or even sad, glum, stressed, tired and hollow.

Doctors can help us manage our sadness and painful emotions with drugs. But for many people, nature make us happy without any bad side effects.

Here’s the top six happy hormones identified by Neuroscience and the best way to get your dose:

 

 

So, if you want to feel happy over Xmas, stop worrying about the shopping, the Nigela Xmas cake and the dirty dunny. Make time to go walking in nature with your family and friends. And commit to an adventure. You’ll be so glad you did.

“Life isn’t measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away” Maya Angelou

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