Along with the holidays can come unwelcome guests — stress and depression. Here are some tips from the Mayo Clinic (plus some) for dealing with the stress so that you can face the upcoming holidays with more “Ho Ho Ho!” than “Oh No!”
The holidays do not have to be perfect or the same as last year. Families grow and change. Be open to creating new traditions.
Set Aside Differences
Try to accept family and friends as they are, even if they don’t live up to your expectations. Be understanding if others get upset when something goes awry
See Mayo Clinic Tips for Holiday for the remaining 9 tips.