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Comparison is the thief of joy, and FOMO is the enemy of you really valuing your own time, your own experience and your own perspective.

It can be so easy to get caught up in what we think we SHOULD be feeling during the holiday season – especially with the way it is promoted in all the cheesy movies, TV shows and social media.

So if you’re someone who struggles with this, or you know someone who does, its important to know you aren’t alone.  

In fact, you fall into the majority.

Because there are so many people out there dealing with this, today’s episode is meant to address a number of factors we can control to improve our mood and adjust our perspectives and expectations of “the most wonderful time of the year.”

Here are just a few of the remedies you can implement:

  • Motion is Lotion – how physical movement positively impacts your mood (18:10) 
  • Specific and simple strategies to change your environment (24:00)
  • Why both pro-social behavior AND isolating yourself can be necessary (28:25)
  • How to leverage your mood to benefit your productivity (41:30)

Referenced Materials:

AOC Podcast Episode 106 – Jesse Elis: The Authenticity Trap

AOC Podcast Episode 146 – How to Deal with Overwhelm & Burnout

Online Course: Valu(ED)

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