The holidays are a busy time for everyone and sometimes we forgot to make sure we set it up and plan vacations, family get-togethers, and parties in such a way that we actually enjoy ourselves too. So, this week, Devon and I are sharing our top 8 holiday mistakes that people make, how to avoid them, and how to make sure you have an amazing holiday season for yourself.
We’ll dive deep into each mistake as we go through our list:
- Creating unrealistic expectations for the holidays
- Operating on someone else’s agenda
- Running yourself ragged
- Leaving your daily habits behind
- Not scheduling a time to eat
- Focusing on what you cannot eat rather than what you can eat
- Not setting boundaries with work before you leave for vacation
- Allowing your vacation to end with a fizzle
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00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction
1:15 Opening comments with Rob and Devon
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1:35 The 8 mistakes to avoid during the holidays that sabotage your health.
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7:30 1st Mistake – Creating unrealistic expectations for the holidays
10:30 2nd Mistake – Operating on someone else’s agenda
15:40 3rd Mistake – Running yourself ragged
22:20 4th Mistake – Leaving your daily habits behind
25:55 5th Mistake – Not scheduling time to eat
29:25 6th Mistake – Focusing on what you cannot eat rather than what you can eat
34:20 7th Mistake – Not setting boundaries with work before you leave for vacation
38:00 8th Mistake – Allowing their vacation to end with a fizzle
41:00 Final comments with Rob and Devon
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45:00 Open Sky Fitness Closing
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