Mooresville, NC (November 11, 2013) -- Mentally prepare for the holidays
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’re just a few weeks away from that beloved — and sometimes dreaded — time of year, the holidays. It’s a time for family, friends, parties and yearly traditions, often a whirlwind of activities.
With so much celebration and merriment, why does this time of year often bring on the blues? Consider some of the things that can make us feel badly about ourselves: Overindulging in food and alcohol, feeling overwhelmed and over-committed, lack of exercise and sleep, unrealistic expectations … All of these behaviors and feelings are common during the holidays, so it’s no wonder so many people feel down.
Although the holidays can be hectic and challenging, they don’t have to wreak havoc on your emotional well-being. To help you prepare for a more joyful holiday season, Lake Norman Regional Medical Center would like to offer some tips for keeping the holiday blues away.
Tips for a happy holiday season
Even if previous years have been emotionally taxing, it doesn’t mean this year has to be. The first step is to approach this year with a positive attitude and a plan. The health team at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center suggests the following tips to make this a happy holiday season:
About Lake Norman Regional Medical Center
Lake Norman Regional Medical Center offers comprehensive medical care to individuals throughout the greater Lake Norman region. Located just off I-77 at Exit 33, the Mooresville medical campus offers complete specialty services from 24-hour emergency medicine and maternity to oncology and advanced surgical services.