I don’t have to tell you how stressful life can be. If you didn’t feel stressed for at least part of the day today, you are fortunate indeed. But what did you do with your stress? Maybe you’re one of those rare souls who truly strives on stress—who feels energized rather than worn down. For […]
One Simple Trick for Reducing Holiday Shopping Stress
This time of year, people use words like stress, hectic, and frenzy more than usual. All the holiday prep and shopping on top of life’s usual demands can feel like just too much. What’s supposed to be a joyous season can become miserable. Some years back, I had an epiphany about holiday shopping that’s proven […]
Are You Thankful for Your In-Laws?
Your partner’s family can have a big impact on your relationship, especially at holiday time. If you’re blessed with wonderful in-laws and you know it, you are truly lucky. It can’t hurt to tell them again how thankful you are that they’re part of your life. The more common scenario, alas, is in-laws that drive […]
Less Stress in 60 Seconds (Really!)
Let me guess: You’re unusually busy this time of year, with all the holiday prep and expectations on top of your regular stuff. You don’t have time for one more thing in your schedule, even if it’d help you relax. But there is a technique you can use to reduce your stress–in less than […]