Your Health and the Holidays: How to Reduce Stress, Enjoy the Parties, and Have a Happy New Year

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The holidays are stressful. Yes, they're a lot of fun too, but it's too easy to forget to take care of yourself when you're running around from party to party or fretting about wrapping gifts. This means that tiny problems can snowball into bigger issues when it comes to your health.

In order to get the most out of this holiday season without getting yourself rundown and sick, we've compiled these ideas to keep you healthy and happy.

DEEP BREATHE

Image: Vinni via Flickr

Make sure you build tiny moments into your day to sit and do nothing. Free apps such as this Yoga Nidra one in the iTunes store come with a ten minute guided meditation. Just find a quiet room to get away from all the holiday noise and take a short break for deep breaths.

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