WOMEN
01/01/2012 12:33 pm ET

New Year's Day: The Morning-After Checklist

New Year's Eve may be the most overrated holiday in existence (okay, so it's tied with Valentine's Day), but regardless, you most likely celebrated in some way. Despite the obvious negatives, like fighting over cabs and drinking overpriced cocktails, there's a bright side to this annual ritual: Once it's all over, you get to enjoy the nothingness that is New Year's Day. Here's an up-to-the minute guide to making the most of the day stretching before you, starting with the moment you wake up:

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