Tag Archives: Holiday Stress

Reduce Holiday Stress by Setting Boundaries

Set Boundaries to Cut Down on Stress this Season There’s no question that the holidays can bring out the best and the worst in people, particularly families.  There’s so much pressure to decorate, get the right gifts, prepare for visitors, … Continue reading

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How to Truly Give Thanks at Home this Week

Giving Thanks: Thursday is More than Just a Day for Food and Football In the United States, it’s Thanksgiving this week.  As we prepare delicious food, plan on parades and games, take the time to  give thanks  and acknowledge others … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Stress of Holidays

You Can Overcome Holiday Stress All too often the pressure of meals, gift-giving, family dynamics and time management get to be too much.  Here’s how to prevent and beat that  holiday stress.   • Ask for help. If you are cooking … 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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