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CBD for the Holidays? Treat Yourself to Get Through the Stress

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If people keep telling you to chill out this holiday or if you’re looking for a way to de-stress then you’ll want to keep reading for self-care tips that you probably haven’t considered… yet. Specifically, we’re talking about CBD (Cannabidiol). By using CBD in its many forms, such as creams and oils, you can start to feel like you just might get through this hectic season. Today we’re explaining more about getting through the holidays easier with CBD.

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Diamond CBD. I have been compensated for writing it, but all opinions are mine.

Holidays can get Crazy

Let’s face it, Christmas holidays can be busy – and exhausting. Don’t get me wrong, it’s F-U-N. But you know what we’re talking about, right. These are some of the things happening in December:

  • Holiday parties to attend
  • Hosting a party
  • Pick out “perfect” gifts to loved ones
  • Kids are on holidays – better entertain them!
  • Holiday baking
  • Traveling to see family
  • Attend and help with kids’ holiday school events
  • Make New Year’s Eve plans

Okay and if we’re completely honest we’ll also throw in:

  • Staying out too late some nights
  • Drinking too much sometimes
  • Lack of sleep – Zombie mode the next day!
  • Family tension – No family is perfect
  • Stressing over what present to get for who
  • Grieving the loss of loved ones
  • Aches and pains of traveling

Yes, now the turbulence that comes with Christmastime is clear. So, let’s move onto how to cope with that stress, including how CBD fits into the picture.

CBD Items Designed with Self-Care in Mind

It’s more important than other times of the year to take care of yourself. With a range of emotions happening in December (and even within one day), make sure you take time just to relax. Even if it’s only a half hour before whipping up your famous meatballs to take as an appetizer to the next party.

So, to help you get through the crazy season – and even enjoy it – you could take to eating a whole load of ice cream or going into the bathroom to scream out your frustrations. Or, better yet, integrate CBD into your holidays.

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She might get through holidays better with CBD as part of her self-care routine.

Let’s say for example that you are going to a family event tonight that you know will be a source of anxiety and stress. You might try a CBD hemp oil shot from Diamond CBD to mellow you out to get through the family happening. It’s an example of a Cannabidiol drink that can provide you with a break from the hectic moments of December. While we love our families, they can be stress magnets, especially during emotionally-charged months like this one! And that Diamond CBD shot lasts 4-6 hours by the way so that ought to last you through the event. It’s all natural too, as with the rest of their product line.

Also, there are calm capsules to help you feel more relaxed so you can nod off to sleep a little easier tonight. If you’re running low on sleep over the holidays then CBD items like that one can help you to enjoy some sleep. And you’ll be able to wake up feeling refreshed and ready for the next grocery shopping trip or another outing.

Ease Those Aches and Pains While Traveling

As we mentioned earlier, sometimes you’ll have to travel to see family and friends over the holidays. For example, we’ll head over to another part of BC later this month to see Aureleo’s family. You might also be traveling, and if you have arthritis, for example, you’ll likely be dreading the pains associated with this type of activity.

Whether it’s driving, bus, or plane, you’ll be up and down, carrying bags, and trying to sleep in uncomfortable positions. It can make inflammation issues even worse.

Thankfully, CBD Creams can help soothe the body’s achy joints. Basically it can help the hurt shoulder no longer hurt or a tight muscle to relax. When it comes to managing pain during Christmastime, then you might want to consider this type of product.

Of course, we recognize that using CBD for the holidays for medical purposes is not legal in every part of the world. So always check the laws where you reside. Regarding what is allowed on planes, hemp-based topical products are a bit of a gray area as we’ve read some sources saying yes and others saying no. So if you decide to do so then be aware it’s at your own risk.

Another great thing about quality CBD creams though is their thick consistency and super-hydrating formula. If you’re ever flown, then you know that the air can really dry out your skin. And some creams contain menthol which is great if you have a sports injury yet want to travel to see family and friends during the holiday season. Look for natural CBD infused hemp oil and travel with less pain.

Tip: Try massaging the lotion topically into the skin in the sore area. Doing so at night is especially helpful as then you can wake up feeling a little (or a lot) less sore.

Final Words on CBD for Better Holidays

Given all of these benefits of Cannabidiol, you might want to make it part of your self-care routine now and into the future. Products like quality all-natural hemp creams can help relieve joint pain and reduce inflammation, especially if you are traveling. So then you can enjoy your holidays more than you might otherwise.

Furthermore, if you have a few stressful exchanges with relatives coming your way in the holidays, well, a relaxing 100% natural CBD shot might simply help mellow you out. You’ll likely be go-go-go this time of year so be sure to take care of yourself, including getting a bit of rest.

Want to find out more about CBD oil? Then you’ll want to read one of our most popular posts here.

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16 Comments

  1. Loretta Sayers December 10, 2018

    The important thing to remember is, not all CBD oil is the same. So many sold have other additives. My son (and I) use a pharmaceutical grade.

    Reply
    1. Christy B December 10, 2018

      Great point you’ve added here, Loretta. It’s important to do the research to get exactly what you’re looking for in CBD oil.

  2. Eat Well, Be Well December 10, 2018

    i’m a huge proponent for CBD as well. love it

    Reply
    1. Christy B December 10, 2018

      It has many health benefits!

  3. Resa December 10, 2018

    I make cookies!

    Reply
    1. Christy B December 10, 2018

      Ohhh! Chocolate ones?

    2. Resa December 10, 2018

      Ginger, orange Mary Jane cookies! :D

    3. Christy B December 11, 2018

      Oh dang, sounds yummy!

    4. Resa December 11, 2018

      :D ❦ 😘 very yummy, and very relaxing!

    5. Christy B December 14, 2018

      Calming the mind and body – awesome.

  4. dgkaye December 11, 2018

    I love CBD oil. I haven’t really been impressed by the creams. but taking it orally really helps with a multitude of things. Also, it’s not cheap and you have to find the dosage that works best for your needs. :) xx

    Reply
    1. Christy B December 14, 2018

      Good point about dosage being different from person to person, Debby xx

    2. dgkaye December 15, 2018

      <3

  5. Peggy Woods December 12, 2018

    It sounds interesting and worth exploring as to the legality of using it, etc. Thanks for writing this.

    Reply
    1. Christy B December 14, 2018

      Yes it may depend on recreational use vs medicinal, depending where someone lives or is at the time of use. Thanks for popping by, Peggy!

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