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A Psychologist’s 8 Strategies for Less Stress at Christmas

A Psychologist’s 8 Strategies for Less Stress at Christmas

For most of us the holidays are heart warming, fun filled events but the lead up can be stressful. Family dynamics, financial demands, and the sheer volume of extra activity are among the top stressors.

To keep you a little zen as you wade your way through preparations, here are my eight tips for less stress at Christmas.

5 Ways a Holiday Break Will Make Next Year Your Best Yet

5 Ways a Holiday Break Will Make Next Year Your Best Yet

With nine weeks remaining of this year I’m entering the holiday ambivalence zone. I’m impatient for a break from work and responsibilities. I long for languorous summer days with a novel and no agenda and I’m excited about the possibilities and fresh start that a new year brings (untouched yearly planner anyone?).

10/10 Photography Circle: Lord Howe Island

We've recently returned from a family holiday. Three generations and our fifth trip to Lord Howe Island. For a family who love to be outdoors, enjoying each other's company and eating good food, it's paradise.

Oh and there's no mobile phone coverage and no internet so it's a fully-switched off kind of paradise.

Here are the pick of my photos. 

This is the Clever Cookie Photography Circle. Join me in a journey around the circle with photos from fellow bloggers and keen photo snappers. The next step in the circle is Steph's Joy who has also been on holiday.

 

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