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2 Dec 2022
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By now, we are knee-deep in the holiday season. It's time for holiday shopping, family gatherings, vacations, last minute things at work, and finals or exams for the kids. It's easy to get wrapped up in the stress and anxiety, but we're here to remind you that life is better when you have an Outer Banks state of mind. For our Outer Banks Weekend Mindfulness for this week, we're taking a moment to step back and be thankful for the amazing things in our lives.

The key to finding peace is living in the present moment and appreciating things as they are. 

With all the chaos around us, all we have to do is look towards the sea and remember the peace of the Outer Banks. Think about the way the waves crash upon the shore every day, how the sun always rises, how the beautiful sands ebb and flow forming dunes and paths to the water. Below, we've chosen to remind you of some of our favorite quotes about the beach. Read them, reflect on them, and remember that whenever you're ready, whenever you need it, the Outer Banks is waiting.

And it’s never too late for that last-minute exciting Outer Banks vacation for the holiday! We're booking RIGHT NOW for weekends in December, so be sure to look at our available rentals and book your next weekend retreat or weeklong stay. Plus, right now you can take up to 20% off of remaining 2022 Outer Banks vacation rentals from Seaside Vacations! Get the deal HERE*Offer is valid on new reservations with a check-in between 10/24/2022 & 12/27/2022 and for participating homes only. Offer cannot be combined with other offers or discounts.

About the Author: Lauren is a mom, author, and travel enthusiast. She grew up on the Outer Banks and only left for a few years to get her degree at UNC-Chapel Hill and complete a tour in the Coast Guard before making her way back to the beach in 2017. When she isn’t writing for the Seaside Vacations Travel Blog, Lauren can usually be found with a book and cup of tea in hand, planning her next travel adventure.