When you host, you become your indulgent mother.
Being the host with the most is great but it shouldn’t hurt your health. Even if you have your family over, don’t completely sacrifice your good habits. If you usually go to the gym for an hour every day, keep it up. “It’s not rude,” says Ross. “People don’t expect your entire 24-hour life to shut down to be with them. If they do, it’s unreasonable.” Still feel guilty? Take the opportunity to invite your friends or family on a hike or set up a game of touch football.