3 Tips to beat Social Anxiety around the Holidays

The holidays can certainly be a time full of love, giving, and connection. It can also be a time where many people feel stressed, overwhelmed, alone, and anxious.

Here are 3 tips you can use to navigate around the anxiety that can come up around food and self image during this time of year.

  • Food choices – Make a list of what’s important to you. Your values and beliefs. Maybe you’ve changed your diet recently and know its different than what others will be eating. Remember – you’re doing what’s best for you and what feels right for you. Own that and be darn proud of it. Maybe there’s some nervousness you have about it – that’s okay. See if you can turn those nerves into excitement. Share with others your excitement about what you’re changing and how its been a positive impact on your life. You’re carving your own path which is BEAUTIFUL. Go ahead and embrace it!
  • Achieving success – the feeling we should have achieved success by now ( whatever that means! ) and if we feel we haven’t we can be afraid to disappoint. Remember – we all define success in our own way. We are also typically waaaay farther along than we typically think we are. Your path is your own – and you are RIGHT where you are supposed to be. If someone else thinks otherwise – well that’s their opinion, which is okay, but you are perfectly where you’re supposed to be.
  • Body image – before heading out to spend time with family and friends this holiday season – take a couple extra minutes in front of your bathroom mirror and give yourself a little pep talk. Say ‘I love you, I love you, I love you, every single little bit of you’, directly to yourself looking into your own eyes. Express gratitude to your own self, for your body, and everything about you. You are perfect just as you are. Curves or no curves. Hair or no hair. When we love who we are ourselves, it teaches and allows others to love us right back.

May these help you in navigating through your journey and empower you to stand even taller, stronger, and prouder. Happy holidays πŸ™‚

Published by Jody Vining

Helping you live in such a way where you shine every day. Where you laugh so much you get your ab workout in for the day. Where your skin, eyes, and aura just glow with confidence, joy, and love, and it radiates off of you onto others. Life is supposed to be fun. We are here to feel joy, happiness, comfort, and love. We are meant to live our passions and dreams. My passions focus around Mindset, Food, Nutrition, Clean Lifestyle, and making sure you are fulfilled from the inside out. I accept you for exactly who you are. Our minds can get stuck in negative places so Im here to help you rewire those crazy thoughts, change around the habits that don't help you thrive and add in new ones that do. I remind you what it feels like to live intuitively. Being your True, Beautiful, Joyful, Authentic, Empowered Self. As you are meant to be. ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ "The best kind of people are the ones that come into your life and make you see the sun where you once saw clouds. The people that believe in you so much, you start to believe in yourself too. The people that love you for being you. The once in a lifetime kind of people."

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