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12 Health and Safety Tips for the Holidays

The holidays are a joyful time for most people, but the pressures of the season often bring stress, anxiety and a few unwanted pounds. I’d love to share with you the following tips for staying safe and sane this holiday season. Read carefully the following powerful tips:

  • Keep expectations for the holiday season manageable. Manage stress by setting realistic goals and being honest about what you can and cannot do – don’t over commit yourself and you will prevent a lot of seasonal anxiety and pressure. Organize your time by making a list and prioritizing the important activities and spread out (time-wise) commitments to lessen stress and increase enjoyment.
  • Don’t drink and drive or let others drink and drive. If you must drink, do so conservatively, limit yourself to one or two drinks interspersed with non-alcoholic beverages and food over a period of time.
  • Practice fire safety. Most residential fires occur during the winter months, so be careful to never leave fireplaces, space heaters, stoves, or candles unattended. Make sure fire and carbon monoxide alarms have fresh batteries and are in working order. Read more…

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