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This summer we talked about giving ourselves permission to enjoy our bodies and know that we’re enough. I think this is an especially relevant conversation for the holidays.
During this time, we can get caught up in what other people want and need — while depriving ourselves of the bare essentials and the activities and habits that makes us feel nourished and satisfied.
We tend to abandon self-care in hopes of checking off one more thing from our expanding to-do lists.
That’s why, before the holidays arrive, it’s so important to think through your needs, wants and wishes — and to remind yourself to honor them.
Here are some ways you might give yourself permission this holiday season:
Giving yourself permission to do something that honors your needs is incredibly liberating. It might feel strange at first, but remember that your well-being is vital.
As I wrote in the other post, consider what might feed your soul, your spirit, your body and your mind. And start from there.
What will you give yourself permission for this holiday season?
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Last reviewed: 23 Dec 2013