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Handling Holiday Stress
Sadly, the holidays can often be a source of stress rather than what they're meant to be: a chance to share the festive
season with family and friends. Here are some tips for coping with stress and getting more cheer out of your holidays.

  • -Don't be perfect; be you. Set realistic expectations for yourself. Keep your plans and activities simple.
  • -Pace yourself. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year's can all be busy times. Remember, the season lasts for weeks. Get organized and break your preparations into small steps.
  • -Budget wisely. It is easy to buy on credit and ignore the bills until after the holidays. Set your limit ahead of time.
  • -Get into the spirit. Deck the halls. Build a snowman. Too often adults miss out on the simple pleasures of celebrating the holidays.
  • -Take time out for yourself. Unwind and pamper yourself with a break from the action. Try relaxation techniques, meditation and deep-breathing exercises.
  • -Embrace family. Look forward to reuniting with relatives this holiday. Cherish the time you spend with your loved ones, and make an effort to be as relaxed, positive and cheerful as you can.
  • -Celebrate safely. Give your body a gift this year by treating it with respect. Try not to overindulge in sweets and goodies. Know your limits when it comes to alcohol.
  • -Make New Year's resolutions. Setting goals challenges us to aim for higher fulfillment and self-improvement.

For more tips on keeping the holidays healthy and happy at work and at home, consult the Holiday Resource Guide on www.guidanceresources.com.

 

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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Eat Healthy, Eat Local!

The Wellness at Dartmouth Office, the Dartmouth Sustainability Office and Vital Communities have partnered together to bring a number of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) options to convenient drop off locations across the Hanover campus (additional drop off locations are available at Centerra and DHMC too). We hope this will help make eating healthy and eating local even easier! 

Farms will drop off your share (in a box/bag) of in-season produce weekly at the locations outlined below beginning in late May/June.  A variety of share sizes are available.  Please click on the farm name to go directly to their website to learn more about the farm, what may be included in your share, pricing, and to sign up for your CSA share!   

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See below for a listing of farms with drop off locations on the Dartmouth Hanover campus, at Centerra and at DHMC. There are also many local farms that provide CSA pick-up options at the local farmer's markets.    

Root 5 Farm - Tuck/Thayer

Sweetland Farm - Fairchild

Luna Bleu Farm - Life Sciences

 

Last Updated: 5/1/17