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3 Ways to Be Less Stressed for the Holidays

christmas 2007

christmas 2007 (Photo credit: paparutzi)

It’s pretty much impossible to not feel the heat when the holidays arrive.  Gift giving, traveling, entertaining, cooking, parties, expenses, family — the list of stressers go on and on!  For the past few years I’ve been making a conscious effort to go easy on myself.  Here’s some of the ways I combat holiday stress:

1.  Start holiday shopping early: Don’t wait til the last second! It will only stress you out.  You have more than enough time to get gifts for everyone on your list without doing the crazy person dash on Christmas Eve.  Online shopping is pretty much the best invention ever.  Use it to your advantage!  Lots of retailers offer free shipping too. Read more