There is so much excitement and anticipation during the holidays. Along with that excitement can come stresses on our time, financial stress, loneliness and feelings of loss. It is so easy to become overwhelmed with everything that needs to get done. Accepting that maybe things aren’t exactly the way we’d imagined can be disappointing.
The holidays are a time of peace and joy. A time when we gather those we care about most and hold them close. So how do we overcome the stresses that come along with the holidays and embrace the peace and joy of the season?
One of the biggest stresses during the holidays are time constraints. There is so much that needs to get done! The Peaceful Dumpling offers some great tips on how to organize our time.
Pretty Opinionated is a single mom who offers some great advice along with a little humor.
The Better Mom tackles the subject of finding joy in the midst of all the struggle and difficulty in the world.
The Inspired Room gives great advice about staying realistic during the holidays and maintaining a healthy balance. I loved her point of “just say no to high expectations.”
Let’s embrace the holidays, with all the fun and craziness they have to offer, while still taking care of our emotional well-being. Enjoy the peace and joy of the season!