The good, the bad, and the ugly.
I always tell people, ‘if you have a body, and inhabit planet earth, then you, (my friend) are having a human experience. And as we all know, (some more than other’s) this experience is chucked full of feelings!
Typical holiday feelings include: gratitude, awe, amusement and love.
But what if, for whatever reason, this holiday season the feelings that surface instead are associated with: anger, envy, dread, or sadness.
I’m here to let you know, it’s okay. It’s okay to feel:
- Negative about the holidays
- Overwhelmed with the tasks
- Sadness for the loved ones who have passed
- A desire to be alone
- Frustrated by crowds
- Anxious about finances
Four very simple and straight forward ways in which you can manage stress this holiday season and make sure you don’t get your tinsel in a tangle:
- Check in with yourself
- Check in with others
- Don’t forget to do small things every day
I will leave you with this final thought, as you navigate this holiday season:
In case you’re stressing ’bout allAndrea Anderson
the last minute prep, remember…
your PRESENCE is more
important than your PRESENTS