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Handling Your Holiday Stress (Wrapped in 5 Easy Tips)

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A solution-focused, light-hearted approach for handling this season’s anxieties comes with a tangible payoff.  You choose to be happy. Yes, but in these troubled times? And with THAT family coming over? By following these 5 tips, you can improve your … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress – #5

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Practice the fine art of patience Practice “Wait Lifting.” This is the ability to wait and have patience in today’s 24/7, frenetic “now” culture. Patience is how you handle the wait of the world. By starting with light waits – … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress – #4

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4. Make full use of your “Internal Whistle” This means what it means in football.  To stop the action, the whistle blows.  We need to take a deep breath and take stock before letting a stress trigger or a whiney … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress – #3

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3. Check your mental baggage We all have memories from past holidays. A lot of us haul around a hefty load of stress connected to the holidays of the past. According to Mental Health America “memories” account for close to … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress – #2

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2. Tap into your “personal control panel.” This controls what happens in your mind. Remember to “Play,” but skip the “Fast Forward,” because, as Gandhi famously said, “There is more to life than increasing its speed.”  Also, “Fast Forward” can lead … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress – #1

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5 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress Know what you can and what you can’t control: While we pride ourselves on being in control, it’s critical that we understand what we can and can’t control. The list of what you can … Continue reading

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Tis the Season: Choose to Receive

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Okay, the “receiving” I refer to is not in regard to receiving a football, as you might think from the theme of my posts.  But…for those of you not yet on my email list – you are missing out! This … Continue reading

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