It’s hard to believe that we will be celebrating Thanksgiving this week – where has the year gone?!
As I woke up this morning thinking about all I need to get done before Thursday, I could feel my heart begin to race, and maybe you felt the same way. Maybe you are traveling to see family this week, and the thought of spending long hours in the car, standing in long lines at the airport, or spending long hours with extended family, is already giving you a headache. Or maybe you are so focused on your normal daily responsibilities, that your stress won’t really kick in until Wednesday afternoon.
But in any case, is holiday stress just our fate, or is there a way to avoid it? After all, the holidays come around at the same time every year, and we make plans for lots of things – so is it possible we could make plans to avoid letting the holidays push us to the edge of our stress tolerance?
If you ask me the answer to that question is yes, and over at my friend Glynnis’s blog today I’m sharing 6 tips for how to plan to minimize your holiday stress. I hope you’ll join us over there! And if you are visiting my blog today from Glynnis’s blog, then welcome!
If you haven’t signed up for my free 10 Day Stress Detox, now might be the perfect time to sign up to help you stay calm and peaceful during the holidays, and prepare your heart for a less stressed 2013. The subscribe box is on the right in the sidebar.
For additional help on dealing with stress over the holidays, you might also want to check out my article at the Proverbs 31 Everyday Life page, called 7 Ways To Destress Your Holidays.
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Hope you have a peace-full week!