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How to Balance Socialising and Personal Wellbeing Over Christmas

Are you as excited for the festive season as we are? Make sure that during all the festive fun, you’re making time for your own personal wellbeing, as well as socialising! 

During all the excitement and preparing for Christmas, it can be easy to get consumed by different activities, work parties and social gatherings. This is the season full of joy and celebration, and it’s easy to become overwhelmed with trying to fit everything in time for the big day. 

But winding down for Christmas shouldn’t just mean finishing off your work - you need to find the balance between socialising and having fun, and focusing on your own personal wellbeing as well. 

Here at Balance 360, our clinic can help you physically in a number of ways. Today we’re going to be going through some tips to help you mentally through the exciting but exhausting festive period! 

Schedule in time to relax 

You might be great at organising and planning upcoming events with your friends and family, but how good are you at scheduling in time to relax? Time off over the Christmas holidays should involve time for yourself as well! 

Whether that’s going for a walk, sitting down and watching a movie, or simply just taking the time to sit and do nothing - whatever you find relaxing, make time for it.  

Ask for help 

Christmas planning can be overwhelming, and can often fall on the shoulders of one person. If that person is you, make sure you’re asking for help and not making yourself susceptible to more pressure than necessary. 

Whether it’s something as simple as bringing in Christmas shopping from your car, or trying to get your friends together for a festive night out, ask for help and share the workload. It’s a Christmas break for everyone, after all! 

Know your limits 

It can be very easy to say yes to all the festive fun, and make the effort to attend every upcoming event and activity. But is it manageable? Probably not. 

You might have a fear of missing out, but your mental wellbeing will thank you in the long run. There’s time for plenty of fun in the run up to Christmas, so don’t feel like you have to do it all. 

Treat yourself in the New Year 

Christmas is a time of loving and giving, but don’t forget about treating yourself too! After the hustle and bustle of this time, aches and pains can arise, as can the stresses of everyday life. 

Here at Balance 360, we offer a wide range of services to help identify and resolve problems stemming from injury, improper posture, arthritis, repetitive strain, excessive use and stress. Take the time to treat yourself as we enter 2024, and start the New Year feeling your best. 

If you want a relaxing and rejuvenating treatment to combat stress, book in for Reflexology or Indian Head Massage. If you’ve got some aches and pains over Christmas, book in for a Remedial Massage or Osteopathy. We’ve got a service to help everyone, not just the ones we’ve highlighted here! 

But for now, Season’s Greetings and have a happy New Year - see you in 2024! 

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