Survive December in Style with these 7 tips

7 Tips to Survive December

Survive DecemberWhether you’re a full time Mom; Stay at home Dad; junior sales rep or the big boss that breathes fire on the working lot. December is not a month that should be taken lightly. It’s the last stretch before the finish line, and it needs a clear head. Read our article, 7 Tips to survive December.

1. Thoughtfully buying gifts

Survive DecemberAre you feeling a bit anxious about all the spending that goes hand-in-hand with the festive season? Maybe you feel like you have to buy a million gifts, or maybe the new petrol price has you worried. If you plan your spending in advance, you will know exactly what you’re in for. Read Holiday Budgeting Tips To Get You Through December for some useful budgeting tips.

2. Organise your desk

Don’t leave your office cleaning for the new year. Nobody likes coming back to a filthy, smelly office. Be sure to Clean Your Office Before The Holidays To Start 2018 Fresh. You might feel like it’s a waste of time and you just want to get the holiday started, but you will be happy you did when you come back to a clean office.

3. Plan your exercise schedule

Whether you’ve been exercising diligently during the whole year or you are determined to live a healthier lifestyle, read Tips To Stay Fit During December. This article gives some handy advice about maintaining your fitness levels during the holiday season. Don’t wait for the new year; there is no reason you shouldn’t start working on your fitness right now!

4. Stop making rules

It’s too easy to make excuses for not sticking to your usual diet during the festive season. We are being tempted by advertisements of ice cream and displays of Christmas pudding. To make it worse, we are either at home and eating because we are bored, or we are on holiday with loved ones who don’t share our commitment to healthy eating. So make sure you survive December. These Healthy Eating Rules For The Holiday Season will give you a whole new perspective.

5. Don’t shop hungry

South Africans love food. We tend to prepare way too much food, especially when we have guests over for a meal. Then we try to save as much of it as we can, but most of it still ends up in the garbage can. It’s such a shame, especially considering how many people won’t even get to have a decent festive meal. Reduce Your Food Waste This Festive Season with these tips. They’re actually easy enough to implement during the whole year!

6. The ultimate holiday reading list

If you love books, this article is for you! December is the perfect time to wind down with a good book. Many of us don’t find the time to read due to our busy schedules. Don’t know where to start? Find some thoughtful suggestions for your Ultimate Holiday Reading List. There are suggestions for each preference – from fantasy and horror to crime and drama.

7. Fun things to do when stuck at work this festive season

It’s inevitable that some people need to work while the rest of SA enjoys the summer sun. Are you stuck at work during the holidays? Don’t be sad – you can still have some fun! Here are some Fun Things To Do When Stuck At Work This Festive Season.

With all these tips, the only thing that could make it better is  the Personal Shopping Service offered by Fetch the City they will bring some added ease to your efforts to survive December and remind you that the sun is shining, in case you forget.

This post originally appeared on Elite Online.

Respectfully,

Kevin

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