6 Ways To Avoid Stress At Christmas Time

3. Declutter

It’s been proven that cleaning can impact a person’s mood positively. This is because seeing that they accomplished something makes them feel productive and useful. Since spring cleaning’s a little bit of a long way ahead, why not do some Christmas cleaning?

Not only is it a great way to get your home ready for the holiday season, but you can also give away anything that you don’t use anymore to people who need it, and maybe it’ll make their holiday that little bit better. After all, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure And of course, a decluttered home is simultaneous to a decluttered mind!

4. Set Your Own Boundaries

Just because everyone else is doing something doesn’t mean you have to as well. One of the best skills you can gain this holiday season is the ability to say “no”.

One person might feel like their Christmas is incomplete without elaborate lighting displays, a big dinner with all of their family, and multiple gifts for everyone. And for another, Christmas may be a quiet affair where you spend the day with your immediate family, enjoy a good meal, share a few gifts, and enjoy the day watching nostalgic movies. Whatever it is, make sure it’s right for you and don’t feel pressured to overindulge financially or emotionally!

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