Relax During the Holidays

  Many people report increased stress during the holidays due to extra obligations, financial pressure, and family drama. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and stressed this time of year, it’s time to put the following relaxation plan into action. Once you’re feeling relaxed, it will help you find greater happiness and purpose as you go about your day.   Ideally, don’t wait until stress becomes all-consuming… make it a habit to use these relaxation strategies regularly and often, especially before, … [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...]