The holidays are a wonderful time of year to connect with loved ones, relax and rejuvenate your mind and body before the New Year. They are a time for love and sharing, but along with joys of the season, stress can be a factor as well. It is important that you take time for yourself and remember what is really important during this season.
Heather Carter, Grand Erie’s School Mental Health and Well-Being stated, “People often focus on the things that need to be done in order for the holiday to run smoothly, and forget about themselves. Self-care is extremely important during this time in order to maintain your physical and mental health and well-being.”
Here are a list of tips you should keep in mind during the holiday season in order to maintain a balanced mental health and well-being:
For more information about Grand Erie's Child and Youth Mental Health Strategy please visit, http://www.granderie.ca/programsandservices/MentalHealthStrategy/Pages/default.aspx#.VnlrWfkrKUk