The decorations come down, get put away, the family goes home, and we are then faced with the promises we’ve made to ourselves. The special food is eaten and the decorations are back in their boxes. Bills have piled up and leave nothing to celebrate. January is a month of coming down. It’s time to get back to your daily routine. Take advantage of the lull in activities and a break from spending to restore your financial resources.
This is a good time to relax your mind from all the overstimulation, and cement the memories of good times from the holidays. Be gentle on yourself with respect to your New Year’s resolutions. If you set the bar too high, you may want to reassess your goals to make sure they are reasonable and achievable. Make healthy choices after the indulgences of the holidays. Aim to eat well and exercise, it will enhance your mood and get you moving again.