Coping With Holiday Stress While Job Searching

Make Time for Exercise

Keeping your health in the forefront while the holidays are approaching can greatly help to reduce stress. Put exercising on your daily to-do list.

Get Your Sleep

Even if you want to get a lot done, make sure to get at least seven to eight hours of sleep each night to maintain good health. You'll safeguard both your sanity and your sleep in this manner.

Manage Your Expectations

You’ll alleviate some anxiety by understanding that your holiday doesn’t have to go perfectly to be amazing and memorable.

Create and Stick to a Budget

To help reduce the financial stresses the holidays can bring, create and stick to a budget. Set a dollar limit on gifts, or consider homemade gifts instead. 

Make Time for You

Many people complain that they cannot find any time for themselves during the holidays. But it’s crucial to have “me time” in order to feel refreshed.

Stick to Your Job Search

If you thought that you could put a pause on your job search during the holidays, think again. Companies continue hiring during the holiday season, so it’s important to keep your search active.

Eat Healthy

Eating enough healthy foods during the holidays helps ensure you don’t feel tired, sluggish, or stressed.

Finding Balance

While there’s likely no way to make the holidays completely stress-free, following these tips will go a long way toward helping you stay balanced during this busy season.



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