Secrets to a Stress Free Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful opportunity to escape from the tedious daily routine, but it can also become the most stressful time of the year. You have to worry about Christmas preparations, shop for presents, organize the Christmas dinner and think of fun family activities to do.   Here are some holiday stress relief tips that can help you beat the stress this year: Learn to say "No". Be gentle to yourself and enjoy the things that make you happy. If you feel that all of the tasks … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Fight Holiday Stress

Reach out. Seek out community, religious or other social events. They can offer support, fun times, and companionship. Volunteering your time to help others also is a good way to lift your spirits, broaden your friendships, and help you be your best self. Be realistic. Family life is always changing. If your adult children can't come to your house, find new ways to celebrate together, such as sharing pictures, emails or videos. Set aside differences. Try to accept family members and … [Read more...]