Let's face it: the holidays can quickly become stressful, overwhelming, and even disappointing, which is why it's so important to incorporate extra self-care during this time of year. Whether you're needing a reset or are looking for a way to practice self-care while still celebrating, we hope you can connect with one or more of these seasonal self-care ideas.
While we've likely all experienced feeling a little lackluster during the winter months, seasonal affective disorder or SAD can be much more intense. Symptoms include serious fatigue, a lack of motivation or disinterest that is more than just a slump, trouble with concentration, and a tendency to avoid social situations. Like the seasonal changes, what you eat can really have an impact on your mood. We've rounded up the best foods for seasonal affective disorder that can be a great complement to other treatments.
Hygge, or the Danish art of coziness, is absolutely perfect for all those dark nights, when you need a little comfort. Lighting is a huge part of hygge, and the mood-setting abilities of a soft flicker of candlelight combined with the relaxing properties of aromatherapy make candles a hygge go-to. Here are some of our favourite candles to add a little hygge to your home.