Many of us feel like 2021 has raced by – and suddenly, Thanksgiving and the Holidays are here! With things still very different than pre-COVID, how do you cope with the additional stress and prevent feeling more overwhelmed?
The holiday carols are singing, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” How do you feel about the holiday season? Is it always wonderful? Or not so much? The holidays are filled with stress, expectations, and the pressure to be happy and make others happy. (Even if it is the furthest feeling from the truth.) […]
As Westerners, we are taught at an early age to think things through. This helps us develop our cognitive reasoning abilities. However, often people can get stuck in “their heads” and overthink. When we are stressed or anxious, we tend to worry and ruminate on the problem.
Simplify and make things easy for yourself. For example, sure it’s nice to bake cookies for your friends and neighbors but if you are feeling pressed for time and you are NOT enjoying baking them. You are probably better off, cutting yourself some slack and purchasing the store bought ones. Remember it is the […]