How to Be Happy,  Personal Development

Tips for Blissful Holidays

Happy holidays Friends!

Hoping your holidays are full of bliss, love, and delicious happenings so far! 🙂

With the holiday season in full swing, I wanted to share some things with you that I always do this time of year to help make sure I’m on the best possible path for an incredible holiday season & New Year.  It’s all about simplicity, balance, and getting inspired!  Here we go:

1)  I LOOOVE me a paper calendar.  I always have one on my desk, and I use it for notes, appointments, and creative doodling.  I always get a new calendar in December and make a date with myself to go through and write in it for the coming year…  special dates, notes, goals, and all that good stuff.

It’s a simple and empowering ritual that gives me a clear vision for the year to come, as well as time to think about and focus on what my heart TRULY wants.

2)  I buy thoughtful gifts online in advance and keep it simple.  I HEART Hay House for books, card decks, magnets and more.  Check out their “Stocking Stuffer” section for thoughtful ideas.  I can always find gifts that will inspire here!  When I go to parties, I always like to bring bottles of San Pellegrino.  They’re unexpected and always welcome (not to mention, they’re glam and super affordable!).

3)  I schedule a holiday party for one – ME!  I always set aside an evening at home alone the week before Christmas.  I take a long bath, read, enjoy a glass of vino, and basically do whatever I want for an entire night.  Talk about bliss!  I tune out holiday stress, forget about obligations, and rock yummy oversized flannel PJ’s! This really puts me in a fab place and preps me to sail into the new year feeling renewed.

I recommend putting this on your calendar at least a week in advance, making necessary arrangements, and letting your loved ones know that you’ll be busy with a very important date that night. 😉

No matter how you celebrate this season, be sure to take time for you.  Simplify, focus on love, and get ready for an amazing New Year!

Love & bliss,

Kristi

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Kristi Ling is a happiness strategist, internationally known life and business coach, bestselling author, and inspirational speaker who works with individuals and organizations on building a firm foundation for lasting happiness and success. She has been featured in numerous media outlets such as Woman’s Day, Oxygen, Entrepreneur, Mashable, Reader’s Digest, and Women’s Health. Her popular TEDx Talk on The Power of Re-Thinking Happiness has been shared across social media, and she has appeared as a keynote speaker for major companies and events. Her bestselling book, Operation Happiness – The 3-Step Plan to Creating a Life of Lasting Joy, Abundant Energy, and Radical Bliss was chosen by Success Magazine as one of the best books to make you successful. It’s available now wherever books and audiobooks are sold.