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Tips for Navigating Holidays | PD Podcast Ep.86

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The holiday season is here, whether you are ready or not. Today, Sue, Alex, and Austin are chatting about navigating the upcoming holidays. Listen in as they discuss how to not be an asshole and how to make decisions that make you feel good—regardless of what that looks like.

As always, it is our goal not only to supply you, the listener, with valuable insights on the topics or questions but also to plant some seeds for further research and thought. Without further ado, let's get into today's episode.


(0:00) Intro—Catching up with Sue, Alex, & Austin

(8:37) Make decisions that make you feel good

(14:23) What associations do we have regarding Thanksgiving/holidays and how have they evolved over time?

(19:13) Reflect on and find the aspects of these times that you enjoy and don't enjoy

(25:07) Don't starve yourself in anticipation of massive events (and remember you don't have to eat everything all at once)

(29:17) To track or not to track?

(31:57) Prioritize things like movement & don't be afraid to lead by example

(40:17) Some final quick tips

(44:26) Final thoughts & wrap-up

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