Here are some ways you can do to enjoy holiday vacations:
Set aside time to visit the Spa.
This is the easiest way to relax on a break, and the least costly too. You can go visit your favorite spa house and have a full body massage, hand and foot spa, etc. Going to the spa once in a while is good for blood circulation and stress reduction.
Make it a point to reward yourself with enough sleep.
Sleeping when stressed with the holiday rush is absolutely great for you. This is the time when you need it the most even if you can afford it the least! The tip is to plan a schedule ahead of time so you can set aside the needed hours for some much needed sleep. Also, you can try suggesting the parties to start at an earlier hour so you can leave just in time for bed.
Take time to visit the people closest to you.
Although this is an obvious thing to do during the holidays, you have to admit that a big chunk of your evenings are spent in parties with people you barely know (like big company parties, or social club gatherings). Nothing beats the warmth and pleasure of visiting close friends and relatives during holidays. They are the most important people to keep in touch with. And having them around alleviates stress and worry.
Buy your gifts early, or shop online instead.
The usual holiday advice: shop before the rush hours. It still holds true today. Good thing online shopping has allowed more luxury of time and convenience for us when buying gifts. Shopping is therapeutic as it is. Add to that is the convenience it brings when you shop ahead of time or you buy online.
Be one with the environment, enjoy the outdoors!