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EP 194. Your Holiday Experience By Design

bold goal crusher podcast goals podcast Nov 06, 2023

In this episode, host Sara Mayer delves into the concept of designing your holiday season rather than letting it overwhelm you. She shares insights on how to identify and prioritize activities, eliminate unnecessary stressors, and plan ahead, allowing for a more enjoyable and meaningful holiday experience. Drawing from her own experiences and those of her clients, Sara encourages listeners to focus on creating lasting memories and cherishing quality time with loved ones. 

Key Takeaways: 

  1. The Holiday Season: Sara emphasizes the emotional complexities associated with the holiday season, such as the blend of excitement, loneliness, and stress. She advocates for a deliberate, proactive approach to designing your holiday experience. 
  2. Designing Your Holiday: Sara encourages listeners to take a step back and reflect on their desired holiday experience. By identifying activities and obligations that bring joy versus those that cause unnecessary stress, one can plan a more fulfilling and relaxed holiday season. 
  3. Elf on the Shelf Dilemma: Sara discusses the pressure and obligation that can arise from participating in certain holiday traditions, using "Elf on the Shelf" as an example. She highlights the importance of reevaluating activities and finding creative ways to transition or eliminate those that don't bring genuine joy. 
  4. Proactive Planning: Sara advocates for proactive planning and scheduling, emphasizing the importance of incorporating necessary tasks and activities into a well-structured timeline. By doing so, one can avoid unnecessary stress and fully enjoy the holiday festivities without feeling overwhelmed. 

Key Message: Sara reminds her audience that the essence of the holiday season lies in creating meaningful experiences and cherished moments with loved ones. By designing a holiday plan and executing it strategically, individuals can prioritize quality time and genuine connections over stress-inducing obligations. 

Conclusion: Sara concludes the episode by encouraging listeners to take action and design their holiday plans to ensure a stress-free and enjoyable season. She motivates her audience to approach the holidays with intention, allowing them to crush their goals and savor every moment of the festive season. 

Thank you for tuning into the Bold Goal Crusher Podcast, where we crush goals and everything that gets in the way. Stay tuned for more episodes and remember to prioritize what truly matters this holiday season. Crush your goals and savor the magic of the holidays. 


Connect with Sara Mayer:

Instagram @saramayerconsulting

Facebook @saracmayerconsulting

LinkedIn @saramayerconsulting

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