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Christmas Stress Advice

Just Say No: Lessons Learned About Holiday Stress

Cara McDonough | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cara McDonough

I let my obligations slide, remembering for one afternoon, at least, to do what the expert -- at that moment in the form of a strikingly sensible toddler -- said, and I focused on what really needed to be done.

8 Tips to Beat Holiday Stress

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

'Tis the season to be jolly -- and also stressed out. If you're feeling irritable, rushed, resentful, lonely or overwhelmed, keep these strategies in mind to help boost your happiness.

The Art Of Staying Grounded During The Holidays

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

We always have so much to be grateful for. At this time of the year, we can take a step back, breathe deeply and experience the gratitude we have for our lives, the people in it and ourselves. If not now, then when?

7 Ways To De-Stress Your Brain This Holiday Season

Marie Pasinski, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marie Pasinski, M.D.

Try as we might to be merry, social gatherings, family feuds, tipping and tippling all contribute to increased stress at a time when we should be counting our blessings instead of blood pressure levels.