Tagged with stress

Just For Now: Coping With Holiday Pressures

I was listening to this song the other day and thinking about all the stress and anxiety we often feel around the holidays.  Pressure to create a festive, happy, loving atmosphere when budgets might be stretched and relationships might be strained can cause us to feel anything but festive, loving, or happy.  In Just For … Continue reading

Greeting A New Year and Each New Day

It’s New Year’s Eve and I am thinking about what that means to me.  To be honest, as I grow older, I am coming to realize that holidays are like a double-edged sword.  While there is a joyful, celebratory side to look forward to, holidays seem to come with a lot of stress and anxiety.  … Continue reading