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Remember to Unwind - schedule time for yourself so that you don't get too caught up in the holiday madness - manicure, Starbucks date, reading, personal shopping -- whatever will relax you :)
At-Home Spa Treatments Skin Exfoliating Scrub Sugar scrubs are more gentle than other scrubs, and they exfoliate without damaging your skin – keeping it smooth and moisturized. Ingredients 1 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup almond oil 1 tsp liquid vitamin E 1 tsp vanilla extract Directions Combine ingredients, adding in sugar last. Use in the shower and apply in a circular motion.
In a pre-holiday funk? Hang out with a happy friend, studies show you'll increase your mood by 25 percent.
Wall-Up What You'll Need: A stability ball and a wall Targets: Abs and obliques Place stability ball about 2 feet in front of wall. Lie faceup on ball with lower back on its center, knees bent 90 degrees, feet flat on wall, calves parallel to floor. Put hands behind head, elbows out to sides. Crunch up; lower. Do 10 reps.