wewomen Newsletter
How to beat stress | Be calm this Christmas
Article in images

Beat the festive blues


© STOCKBYTE / Jupiterimages
© STOCKBYTE / Jupiterimages
Look at what you've achieved!

"You’ve shopped, wrapped up, partied hard, and eaten your body weight in food." Sys Greaves

"After weeks of build-up, once Christmas is over you may feel unsettled, flat, and generally a little disappointed by the whole event.

"Western consumerism has us trapped in to a cycle of wanting more, but this creates a cycle of expectation and disappointment.

"Scientists who study happiness at the University of Wisconsin call this the ‘headonic treadmill."

"The more possessions and accomplishments, the more we need to boost out level of happiness." Says Professor Davidson,

"We constantly look over our shoulders and compare our achievements with our neighbours/friends.

So do focus-on being grateful for what have in life, and what you’ve achieved, rather than what you don’t have."


Christmas 2011 : Xmas ideas and inspiration from sofeminine.co.uk
Health and Fitness Editor
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
Celebrity silver foxes: hot men with grey hairThe best ideas for New Year's Eve worldwide!
Dr. Seuss - His best quotesIndulgent chocolate cocktails
Latest… 2016/10/26
Toning Your Bum: Ultimate Ways To Firm Up That Butt
How To Get A Flat Stomach In 30 Minutes Straight!
Everything You Need To Know About The Weight Watchers Diet
The Fricker method
See all Health and Fitness guides
Video: How to stay healthy on holiday
See all Health and Fitness videos