Keep Stress Away for the Holidays

November 25, 2019

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Are the holidays a stressor for you? If so, you’re not alone. Americans list lack of money (61%), the pressures of gift giving (42%), lack of time (34%) and credit card debt (23%) as top causes of holiday stress. Findings also show that one in five Americans are worried that holiday stress could affect their physical health.

To deal with stress from the season:

  • Set goals that are within reach.
  • Find out what’s causing stress and take action.
  • Nurture your well-being.
  • Reconnect with family and friends.

Not only will you survive the holidays, you’ll also thrive in the New Year.

Source: American Psychological Association, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas