The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time for joy and giving thanks. Gift giving, cookie baking, and festive decorating are abounding. It’s a happy time of celebration. But for many, the holidays are also a time filled with stress. This year, with the pandemic affecting travel plans and get togethers people may be feeling it more than usual.
However, just because the holidays are different this year due to COVID-19 doesn’t mean that they have to be bad. Instead, you can turn the 2020 Holiday Season into one to remember. You just have to use a little positive self-talk and determination.
The GR8 Holiday Stress
You know what we’re talking about. We’ve felt it too. The stress that comes with the pressure to host the perfect holiday dinner, to juggle work obligations with family time, and the need to purchase presents when you’re on a budget. 2020 is a year of challenge to many, and when you add holiday stress into the mix it can seem overwhelming.
Add that to the tough decisions regarding family gatherings to attend and the struggle of deciding how much vacation time to use. It can seem like holidays just aren’t so jolly this year. Nearly 40% of adults report feelings of increased stress during the joyous season. The good news is that you can beat this blue feeling with the right tools.
Use these positive affirmations to help you handle holiday stress and make the best out of everything that comes your way. Remember, 2020 will be over before you know it.