12 | OCTOBER 2017 | OHIO STYLIST & SALON |WWW.OHIOSTYLIST.COM Easy Steps to BeingYour Best this Merry Season
The holidays are approaching. During
this season, entertaining guests, gift buying and
enjoying extravagant parties and dinners be-
comes routine. Friends and family visit from near
and far and celebrations take place to commemo-
rate the closing of the year and to usher in a new
year filled with hope, optimism and success.
While we parade around merrily during this
time of the year, many of us also experience
stress and tiredness. Many more commitments
are added to our already busy schedules and
while partying and celebrating may be fun, it can
also take a toll on our physical and emotional
well-being. In addition to familial obligations, the
holiday season is one of the busiest in salons as
clients need to be styled and primped for various
How do you prepare for the busy holiday sea-
son so you can give your best to family, friends,
and clients? It all starts with self-care and making
sure you meet your needs first. Hey, you can’t
give from a cup that’s empty!
Learn and stay informed
Preparation doesn’t happen overnight. Hence,
it’s important to stay updated on the latest trends
and techniques throughout the year to meet the
needs of clients who want
the latest look
the holiday season.
Attend workshops and classes, visit trade
shows and follow artists you look up to stay
ahead of the competition and so you’re aware of
what’s happening in the industry. Staying
throughout the year will keep you prepared
for any style or service a client may want.
Maintaining an optimistic attitude also helps
us prepare for the busy and often, hectic, holiday
season. Seeing the various
in our lives as
half full rather than half empty opens the door for
more positivity and joy to enter our lives.
This positivity keeps us balanced and allows
us to continue feeling and doing our best even
when things are out of our control. It is just as
important to surround ourselves with people
who also maintain positive attitudes as we be-
come like those who we are around most often.
Optimism breeds positivity and joy.
During the holiday season, it’s just as impor-
tant to take care of ourselves physically as it is
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