by Golda Poretsky, HHC
I’m a little biased about October. It’s my favorite month of the year. Here in New York, October always signals cooler weather, changing leaves, and for me, my birthday! (Hi, Libras & Scorpios!)
But October is also a month about transitions, and transitions, though necessary, can be challenging for both mind and body.
One way to ease this transition for our minds is to feel gratitude. Take a moment to feel gratitude for shifts and changes. Feel gratitude for what was, what is, and what will be. Remind yourself that transitions and change are a necessary and wonderful part of life.
And for your body, take some time to notice how your body’s needs may have changed. As it gets colder, maybe you’re craving more soups and cooked vegetables. Maybe you need to rest a little more. Or maybe the cooler weather is energizing you and you want to move more.
As for skincare, see what changes might feel good. I’m really enjoying using the Eucerin Calming Crème right now!
Plus, this month we have another opportunity for awesome Eucerin swag! Seriously, these prize packs just get better and better. Here’s all you have to do to be registered to win:
- Follow the Eucerin Twitter handle (@eucerinus) and tell us your tips on how to make October calming for skin.
- Leave a comment below (with a valid email address) and a winner will be picked at random from the commenters on October 31st. Let me know what you’re doing to ease the transition into Fall! The winner will receive Eucerin Plus Smoothing Essentials Body Lotion (a unique formula with buffered alpha hydroxy that gently smoothes and moisturizes to reveal healthier-looking, radiant skin), Eucerin Calming Crème (has a gentle, non-greasy formula that combines calming oatmeal and natural emollients that help relieve dry, itchy skin for softer, healthier-looking and more comfortable skin), an Aromatique™ Pumpkin Spice candle and a holiday cookbook by Williams-Sonoma entitled Thanksgiving.
- Be 18 or older and a U.S. resident.
Full Disclosure: I’m receiving Eucerin products (for my readers and me). The thoughts and opinions, however, that I share in this post are strictly my own and are not influenced by receipt of these products.
EDIT (10/31/11): Congratulations, Amber Wallace! You’re the winner of this month’s Eucerin swag, and I’ll be emailing you shortly. Everyone else: be on the lookout for next month’s giveaway!