12-days-health-and-wellnesThe holiday season is full of excitement with celebrations and gatherings throughout most of the break. This brings with it a lot of temptations making it hard for us to stay healthy over the holiday period. To help keep you healthy and happy over these holidays we have put together 12 days of Health and Wellness tips that you can easily implement on your Christmas break:

Day 1:GET ADJUSTED-getting adjusted before and during your holidays may help keep your body balanced so that you can travel long distances comfortably.

Day 2:MANAGE STRESS-take some time for yourself, stay organized and get plenty of rest to help beat the silly season stress.

Day 3:GET ENOUGH SLEEP:-Do your best to keep your normal sleep routine over the holidays. This will encourage a more relaxing night’s sleep.

Day 4:TRAVEL RIGHT-Sitting for extended periods can cause havoc on your body. Be sure to stop and stretch if you are driving or stretch your legs down the aisle on long flights.

Day 5:TAKE A BREAK-Listen to some soothing music, do yoga or get a massage to help you relax and rejuvenate.

Day 6:REDUCE HEADACHES NATURALLY-the business of your holidays can trigger headaches try to avoid these by staying hydrated and keep up with your regular chiropractic adjustments.

Day 7:START YOUR RESOLUTIONS NOW-You don’t have to wait until the new year to start your resolutions. Every day is a new chance to start over, there is plenty of time between now and the new year to accomplish great things!

Day 8:KEEP YOUR FEET PAIN FREE-Lack of support from shoes that are too lose or too high cause many issues including misalignments to your knees, hips and spine!

Day 9:STAY ACTIVE-Keep your energy levels high and help burn off those extra Christmas lunch kilos by keeping up with your exercise regime over the holidays.

Day 10:EAT WELL-Bring along your own healthy meals to parties and gatherings and keep your plates balanced with lots of fruit and veges.

Day 11:STAY HYDRATED-limit your caffeine and alcohol intake just because you are on holiday doesn’t mean you have to celebrate every day with a glass of champagne. Make sure you drink plenty of water to steer clear of dehydration.

Day 12:LAUGH & ENJOY-Take some time these holidays to reflect on what this season is really about, Enjoying spending time with friends and family! Eat, celebrate and LAUGH! Laughter is one of the best medicine, it boosts your immunity, lowers stress levels, decreases pain, prevents disease and of course; strengthens relationships