Holiday Hangover! Our Solutions for Overindulgence

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The tree lights are off and the presents are unwrapped, but some of us may still be feeling the aftereffects of the holidays.

If you indulged in a little too much eggnog this weekend, it’s okay! Here’s how to get over the post-holiday slump.

Stop With The Guilt

Basically all of us after a holiday dinner. Via Pinterest

Basically all of us after a holiday dinner. Via Pinterest

First things first: it’s time to stop feeling guilty about eating too much or having an extra drink. You’ve been there and done that! One day of overindulgence is not going to be your downfall!

Get Those Nutrients Back

Smoothies are a simple way to get a whole bunch of good in your body at once. Via Breaking Muscle

Smoothies are a simple way to get a whole bunch of good in your body at once. Via Breaking Muscle

A whole lot of junk foods can make our bodies feel tired and sluggish. Give your energy a loving boost with a nourishing smoothie. It’s a super simple way to re-introduce all the nutrients you neglected over the holidays back into your body. Click the image for some recipes!

Wait To Shop

Do you REALLY want to deal with these crowds? via MRS R Mag

Do you REALLY want to deal with these crowds? via MRS R Mag

Not only do people put themselves in debt buying holiday gifts, but many rush out prematurely to indulge in all of the Boxing Day sales. Wait a couple days and let the crowds die down.

Most sales continue about a week or so after Boxing Day. You don’t want to get too excited and buy things you don’t need just because you found a great deal!

Sit Back and Reflect

Santa takes a break and you should too!

Santa takes a break and you should too!

Many of us get so amped up over the holidays that once they’re over, we fall into a slump. We feel as though there’s nothing to look forward to!

Instead, reflect on the wonderful memories you made this year and look forward to what’s to come in the New Year!

When All Else Fails … Shapewear!

Shapewear Long Leg Panty Girdle by Cybele

Shapewear Long Leg Panty Girdle by Cybele

Our overindulgence over the holidays can make us feel bloated and uncomfortable. While you’re on your way back to healthy eating and exercise, some shapewear can temporarily make you feel confident and put together!

Do YOU have any post-holiday traditions or mantras that help you get through?

Share with us in the comments below!

As the holiday ends, New Year’s is coming! Be sure to follow our Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook to get ready to ring in the new year!

Until next time!

Alicia

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