How to Have a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

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If you’re the host of your family’s Thanksgiving dinner this year and feel stressed or flustered about it, that’s the kind of vibe you’re going to give your gathering. So free your mind and relax a bit, holidays should be fun!

Thanksgiving Without Strain

Even if you have a long list of guests and a lot to prepare for the big celebration this fall, you don’t have to let them overwhelm and stress you out as Thanksgiving gets closer. In fact, there’s enough drama around the holidays, so you don’t have to add up to it. Here are some tips to help you have a stress-free Thanksgiving.

1. Wear a negative ion bracelet

Negative ions are so beneficial for the body as it helps detoxify, stimulate, heal and soothe it. It helps you relax when there are too many positive ions from cell phones, computers, and such that could lead to a bad mood. Luckily, you can wear negative ion bracelets designed for just that.

2. Prepare as much as you can ahead of time

To avoid cramming, plan and work ahead of time. Thanksgiving is a big celebration, and you can’t do everything on the same day without getting sweaty and stressed out.

3. Don’t be afraid to ask for help

If you think you’re doing too much on your own, you can also ask someone to help you out. Unless you can do everything in advance, assign every family member to bring a dish and handle a chore.

4. Honor your guests

Make your guests feel welcome. Steer clear from sensitive conversations. After all, this is a once a year celebration that gathers everyone together. Help them be as comfortable as possible.

The Bottom Line

With little preparations and planning ahead, you can always host the best Thanksgiving dinner without getting too overwhelmed and stressed out. It’s a holiday, and you’re supposed to have fun, not misery.