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10 Ways To Combat Holiday Stress

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What's new or different in combating holiday stress? Holiday stresses are well-known to all. The problems are many. We have high expectations for a holiday time where everyone is together, happy and getting along. But that is often countered by battling crowds while gift shopping, preparing or indulging in rich meals, the weight gain and dealing with the likes of Aunt Ethel -- who complains about everything.

How to you rise above this and keep your stress in check? Here are some tips you can employ:

10 Ways to Combat Holiday Stress
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