Ever returned from a holiday and felt that annoying wave of flatness or “sian-ness”? You’re not alone! The post-holiday blues are a real phenomenon, and actually very common! Let’s unpack this experience together.
The Highs and Lows of Holiday Bliss: Holidays often bring a sense of joy, relaxation, and new experiences. However, as the vacation glow fades, it’s common to feel a bit down or disoriented when returning to the routine.
Here are some ways we can work around the post-holiday blues
Reflect on the Highlights! Take a moment to reminisce about the memorable moments from your holiday - reminding yourself of the positive experiences can help ease the transition.
Bring a Piece of Vacation Home: Incorporate elements of your holiday into your everyday life. Whether it’s incorporating a new habit, displaying souvenirs, or recreating a favorite dish, these small reminders can keep the holiday spirit alive!
Plan Future Adventures: Having something to look forward to can be a powerful antidote to post-holiday blues. Start planning your next adventure, even if it’s a small weekend getaway or a local exploration.
Share Your Tips:
Have you successfully battled post-holiday blues? Share your strategies for re-adjusting to daily life after a vacation. How do you maintain the positive energy and mindset acquired during your time away?
Remember, it’s normal to feel a bit flat after the holiday high! I look forward to hearing your strategies that have helped you adjust back to your routines!