Simple Tips to Manage Holiday Stress

This year has been one like none other, and that includes an increase in our stress level. Now more than holidays past, we need to focus on what's really important.


Good Health


Without good health, we can’t enjoy the things we love about this time of year. Be proactive about maintaining your good health and encourage friends and family members to do the same.


Family


However you define family, the ones closest to you should be the most important “thing” in your life! Prioritize your time and energy to them, and don’t worry about how you appear to others or compare with the Joneses.


People, not Things


If you look back on the greatest moments of your life, it’s likely going to involve something you did with someone you cared about, rather than something you owned or were given. Sure, you might remember getting a Nintendo when you were 12, but likely an intimate and special moment, not involving a "thing" is more memorable.

Life isn’t about the things we own, it’s about the people we love.

If you’re feeling stressed this holiday season, take a moment to remember what’s really important in your life. Reflecting on this will help improve your focus moving forward to better health and happiness in the New Year.