Looking for a Perfect Christmas? Don’t!

Whether you scroll through Pinterest, flip through your favorite magazine, or see holiday ads on TV, perfect Christmases are popping up everywhere during the fall and winter months. While they are nice to look at and can serve as inspiration for your own holiday decorating, cooking, and gift giving, there’re hidden dangers in these depictions of a perfect Christmas that …

The Spirit of the Season: Make a Gratitude List

Sometimes, you may forget the little things that you’re grateful for in your life. However, if you have them in plain sight, it can help you reinforce your gratefulness — especially during the holiday season. Why not write these things down on a gratitude list, and keep them close to you? If you find that you’re overwhelmed by negative feelings, …

Journaling to Relieve Stress

Stress comes in many forms — especially during the holiday season. Likewise, stress relief can come in many forms.   Some people turn to physical activity for stress relief. Others want something less strenuous. Journaling is a great way to relieve stress at any time. By putting your thoughts and feelings on paper, you provide yourself with a tremendous opportunity for …

8 Tips To Better Handle Holiday Stress

How is the holiday season treating you so far? The holiday season is an opportunity to spend time with family and friends, to take some time off work, or even escape for a winter getaway. For all the joy and fun, though, so comes the holiday stress. The expectations of social events, gift shopping, and entertaining guests can become too …