Why the Holidays Cause Stress (& Another Alternative)

It goes without saying that the holidays bring on added stress. We have to deal with preparation, shopping-demands, then the usual aches & pains, the regular & sometimes, overdue bills, the expectations of others…managing the budget, seeing relatives that we don’t see everyday, and balancing demanding schedules! No wonder we’re stressed!

But the fact is, this special Season is meant to be about Joy, Sharing, Giving and showing Love. Most days, that’s not the case, and if we’re honest, sometimes Christmas Day brings heartache and disappointment.

Break this cycle!

Stop and think about what you’re doing!

Find your peaceful place.

All of life is about sharing our feelings of love …It’s about friends and family and community. Without that love, nothing else really matters. I mean, when it’s all said and done, the love and the memories are all we will have remaining! 

Make a promise to Yourself. This year will be different.

“This year, I’m going to break the cycle of disappointment and chaos. I want things to change, so this Holiday Season, I’m making a change!” My special gift to myself is to …

Learn to relax and breathe, and to Learn to love thyself!

Take the time to relax and breathe. Take time for yourself!

You’re worth it!

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