The festive season seems to arrive earlier and earlier every year. Just when you thought Christmas was only weeks ago, suddenly it’s only weeks away! While children may be counting down the days, Christmas for many adults can be a difficult time.
The stress involved in organising and preparing meals, buying gifts or arranging a Christmas party, and the expectations particularly, this year after so many have been apart for so long, can have the opposite effect to what most of us would like to achieve at this time of year. And the financial anxiety that can eventuate when credit card bills arrive in January can be a most unwelcome reminder.
Now more than ever it’s also important to remember that Christmas is not just about gift-giving, it’s about finding time for others and the joy of connection.
The good thing is that you get another chance each year to do things differently so you can have a different and much better Christmas this time around. Here are some ideas:
Like anything, when you plan ahead, you remove a lot of the pressure… Christmas is no different.
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