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Family Holiday Stress

Getting Over a Holiday Grudge: The Lightness of Letting Go

Hilary Lauren | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hilary Lauren

Whether you are striving to put distance between yourself and an historically prickly relative this holiday season, or a Facebook friend on the wrong side of the political table, you can do it. The power of the mind moves us forward into an almost physical realm of serenity and charity: forgiveness.

De-Stress the Holidays

Robert V. Taylor | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert V. Taylor

Holiday stress is an ironic reality for many. The anxiety that such stress produces is a sharp counterpoint to the holiday spirit of joy, peace, goodwill and gratitude! The good news is that instead of being captive to the stress, our mindful choices invite a de-stressing that is life-giving.

10 Simple Ways To Combat Holiday Stress

Fritz Strobl, M.D. | Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Fritz Strobl, M.D.

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. How to you rise above this and keep your stress in check?

6 Ways To Deal With Difficult Family Members During The Holidays

Therese Borchard | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

George Burns once said: "Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city." So that would explain why the holidays are so stressful.

7 Holiday Stress Busters for Kids

Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D. | Posted 02.07.2012 | Parents
Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D.

Although holiday time means presents and no school for most American kids, it can also be a stressful time -- particularly in families facing financial challenges, in split or blended families, and in families where a loved one has recently passed away.