When we were kids, an approaching holiday season meant time away from school and homework, delicious meals, and visits with your favorite relatives. The season was one of happiness and joy. As an adult, the experience can be quite different. The children are home from school and creating messes, someone has to cook those delicious meals, and some of those relatives require an entire hospitality staff to occupy their time. It’s a season full of stress and anxiety.
Remove some of the hassles and dread out of the holiday season this year. Whenever you feel your patience beginning to fray and your nerves start to sizzle, mentally running through the following concepts will help you remain calm and retain mental clarity.