Managing Holiday Stress

1 hour instructor-led seminar or webinar
For general audience

Overview

The end of October to the first of the New Year can be can be a challenging time for most people.  The pressures of additional tasks, holiday planning, engaging with relatives, gift selection, increased spending, etc. all contribute to feelings of being overwhelmed.

This seminar helps participants understand the context in which the holidays are stressful and offers tips and strategies to help them manage the psychological, physical, emotional, and financial aspects of planning for and participating in holiday events.  Participants are encouraged to evaluate the traditions they and their families follow to better understand the effectiveness of those traditions.  In addition, they learn how to develop new and more manageable traditions that can give their holiday celebrations meaning while not overburdening them.

Learning objectives

This seminar is designed to help you:

  • Acknowledge your feelings about the holidays
  • Identify sources of holiday stress
  • Learn strategies for managing holiday demands
  • Learn about the role of traditions and how to create new, meaningful traditions
  • Generate ideas for organizing holiday tasks, managing time, and dealing with expenses
  • Share holiday tips

Want to learn more?

One of our team members will be happy to assist you.