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Thanksgiving Stress

5 Thanksgiving Land Mines To Avoid At All Costs

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.26.2014 | Fifty

Thanksgiving is many things to many people. But it is not without its land mines. Here are five things you should not do at Thanksgiving: Believe t...

How My Vision Of Thanksgiving Differs From The Reality

Laurie Levy | Posted 01.25.2015 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

As I prepare my shopping lists and try to decide on this year's menu, why am I also filled with a growing feeling of exhaustion?

Your Thanksgiving Argument Generator Has Arrived

The Huffinton Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.28.2013 | Comedy

We all know spending time with family during the holidays can be stressful. Arguments break out over the smallest things. Fights erupt over deep-seate...

The One Easy Way Families Could Relieve Holiday Stress

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 01.26.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

I am a little stressed out this Thanksgiving. There's the usual annoyances -- fighting for a parking space at Trader Joes, forgetting the ingredient that I really needed, getting in the line with the brand new cashier at Whole Foods.

5 Steps To A Stress-Free Holiday

Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Pomerance Berl for U.S. News It's T minus just days, where T equals the most anticipated home-cooked meal in the country's collective con...

7 Ways to Ruin Everyone's Thanksgiving -- Including Your Own

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

It's that time of the year again. The time when family dramas and conflicts that have been kept at bay will resurface and issues get stirred up. The time when we have to see people that we wouldn't choose to see the other 364 days of the year.

Home For The Holiday Weekend? 5 Tips For Not (Completely) Losing It

Dr. Paula Bloom | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Paula Bloom

You do yoga, drink green tea, and read every self-improvement book that comes out. You have it together, you are evolved, and you've got the whole emotional intelligence thing under control. And then the fourth Thursday of November approaches. Yup, it's time to go home for the holidays.

The One Thing You Must Be Able to Do to Be Holiday-Ready

Rosie Molinary | Posted 01.21.2013 | Women
Rosie Molinary

n short, is someone, under the auspices of loving me, going to make me feel utterly unlovable with their judgments?

Relax: Thanksgiving Dinner Will Be Just Fine

Posted 11.23.2012 | Taste

Everything's going to be alright. Here's why.

21 Things Not To Stress About This Thanksgiving

Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Even though Thanksgiving is about -- for the most part -- gratitude, there's no denying that the holiday season can also bring with it a serious amoun...

A Holiday Gift to Yourself

Mark Bertin, M.D. | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
Mark Bertin, M.D.

It's stressful even writing about it. The holiday season, meant to bring us all together in happiness, consistently accomplishes exactly the opposite for so many people. So what's the point? What can we do instead?

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Sam Sifton's 14 Ways To Avert Thanksgiving Disaster | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Women

Why is Thanksgiving so stressful? If you're the host, it may be the sheer number of things you have to do between now and Thursday. Even if you aren't...

The Thanksgiving Challenge

Adele Scheele | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Adele Scheele

You are either going to be busy up to your elbows cooking the bird, or driving somewhere to eat it with family or friends. Either way, you probably have mixed feelings about the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

The Beatitude Attitude: 9 Tips For Avoiding Family Stress Over The Holidays

John Shore | Posted 01.22.2012 | Religion
John Shore

Here is a way of using the Beatitudes delivered by Jesus in his famous Sermon on the Mount as inspiration to make your family reunion something you can not only endure, but greatly enjoy.


Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Novick O'Keefe

That's what's best about this time of year: If we can redirect our energies away from the frenzy and be a little more grateful of our own health and capacities, we can also be better at offering thanks to others.

No Cooking, No Clean-up, No Stress From Relatives: The Thanksgiving Opt-Out

Lisa McElroy | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Lisa McElroy

I made a unilateral decision. No home-cooked Thanksgiving this year. We were going to let someone else do the heavy lifting, and we were just going to hang out together for a few days and enjoy each other.