Category Archives: Stress-Free Holidays

New Study Shows Workers are More Stressed than Ever

92% of  US Workers are Stressed   A new study from ComPsych Corp shows employee stress has escalated: • 60% of all workers have high stress, while 32% have manageable levels of stress.  Only 5% say they have low stress levels … Continue reading

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Stress Tip: Use Music to Relax & DeStress

It Can Also Fire You Up! A 2006 Journal of Advanced Nursing study showed that listening to music one hour a day for a week reduced symptoms of depression by 25%.   Music, especially classical music, can also serve as a … Continue reading

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Express Gratitude for the Small Things

Acknowledge Each Other Regularly Taking the time to thank your loved ones for their small acts of kindness goes a long way.  It’s a key to a good marriage, friendship or family. Certainly, one spouse may do most of the cooking and … Continue reading

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Clean Up Your Emotional Junk

Release Your Anger Before the Holidays With the holidays upon us, it is easy to let family anxiety come between you and your spouse or partner.  Emotional “junk”  like anger, frustration, petty annoyances, can  build up in your relationships  when you are not … Continue reading

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Stress Free Holidays: Surviving the Family

Let go of expectations and protect yourself. Let’s face it – if your parents/siblings have not approved of you, your choices, your job etc until now, they are not going to change. Accept it and let go of the expectation that they will be different. Instead, protect yourself, focus on what you love about them, keep the conversations light and steer clear of family battles. Continue reading

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