An awesome article I came across today just in time for the Holiday season. Check it out too make your holiday season a little less stressful
I was raised with Christmas. I have no idea if other Holiday traditions are as stressful as Christmas can be for some people.
Personally, I think National Lampoon’s “Christmas Vacation” is the ultimate holiday movie. It’s fun. It’s funny. It shows without a doubt that most – if not all – of our holiday stress is self-imposed. Holiday stress comes from our own overly-high expectations. The good news is that if the stress is self-imposed, then it is also under our self-control. If you can expect yourself into feeling stressed, you can un-expect yourself into feeling relaxed. An attentive, relaxed, happy, you is the best gift you can give for any holiday.
I can’t speak for Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, Yule, Ramadan, Bodhi Day or any other winter holiday tradition, but I hope these little ideas help put some of the jolly back in your holly, and help you…
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