anger & stress

8 tips on how to cope with christmas

simply stephen / December 18, 2009

Do you have a hard time managing the holidays? If you want to take the edge off, here are some things you can do that will show you how to cope with Christmas.

  1. Don’t go overboard – with celebrating and purchasing
  2. Ask yourself why you are doing something – if you don’t enjoy it, don’t do it
  3. Try giving at Christmas – this includes charity and to your friends, after all that is what Christmas is about
  4. lower your expectations – if you have high expectations and don’t meet them you will be disappointed
  5. try to plan your christmas – here’s a checklist
  6. If you have too many things to do – delegate
  7. Not everyone gets along – try to minimize the time people spend together
  8. Make a budget and stick to it

That’s it. Quick simple tips on how to cope with Christmas. No heavy reading just a few suggestions. Our next article will discuss ways to cope with stress over the holidays.

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