Stressed-out on the fast track? Slow down long enough to celebrate Mother’s Day this year! Sure, you work through many holidays but when stress starts catching up with you, it’s not optional to take a break – it’s a necessity.
Celebrate Your Special Day
Mother’s Day is a time for celebrating you! You deserve the special attention your family heaps upon you. Take time to savor it. Laughing with loved ones while enjoying some downtime is a great way to release stress.
Yes, I know – you’re needed at work, but you have capable folks on your team so give them an opportunity to step in and shine today. Unplug your devices and give your mind and your nerves a well-deserved rest. Your work will be there as usual tomorrow, but the chance to share special moments with your loved ones will be gone, so enjoy today.
Get Some Rest
Amidst all the festivities, take some time to rest. Let others do the work. Give yourself a break. Your mate can handle things instead of acting like a guest. This may not result in the type of celebration you might have if you had a hand in it, but let it go today. Rest is more important. Besides, let relatives organize the day the way they want to. If you’re solo, treat yourself! You deserve your special day!
Mother’s Day is a time to receive the adoration of those who love you for all you do for them throughout the year. Accept this gratitude. Enjoy the merriment while giving yourself a well-deserved break. Managing your personal stress is just as important as managing your professional responsibilities, so make yourself number #1 this Mother’s Day.
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Dr. E. Carol Webster is a clinical psychologist consultant in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
She is author of the book for those dealing with the stress of success ―
Success Management: How to Get to the Top and Keep Your Sanity Once You Get There,
The Fear of Success: Stop It From Stopping You! ―
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