Resilience: Prepping for a busy holiday season

During the holiday season, it is easy to get caught up in the stress and chaos that can accompany this time of the year. Already demanding lives become even more hectic as additional shopping, cooking and spending combine to add even more anxiety. For most people, the result can be overwhelming.

What if there was a way you could plan ahead to counter the stress? Start with identifying the issue. Note the busyness of the season is coming despite the best desire to avoid it. Next, remind yourself of times when you overcame difficult. Build on this by broadening the sense of your abilities.

Make a plan for the holidays

Instead of planning to de-stress from the inevitable, try to embrace the hectic holidays by prepping for a busy holiday season. Helpful tips can make this holiday season the most relaxing and enjoyable yet.

Read the full post on the Mayo Clinic site HERE