5 Ways to Ease Holiday Anxiety Before Bed

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  1. your breathing. When stray thoughts come to mind, don’t judge or engage them; simply let them pass as if they were leaves floating on a stream, and focus on your breathing again.
  2. Get out of bed. If you’re too agitated to sleep , go to another room and read a calming book, drink some herbal tea, listen to soothing music, or practice yoga. (Do not use digital devices because their blue light will wake you up more.) Think of these steps as ways to gently help your body and mind relax and get ready to sleep.
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