Whether you are traveling to see family for Thanksgiving, dealing with feelings of overwhelm, or just trying to handle general stress, this newsletter has tips to help. Have a wonderful week, and enjoy all that you have. For more stress management resources, join the Facebook Page About Stress or follow About_Stress on Twitter. -Elizabeth
With all the stress of the holiday season that's starting to appear and will begin to increase, coping is key. Whether you find yourself de-stressing by overdoing unhealthy behaviors like emotional eating, or proactively using healthier techniques, depends on being aware of potential pitfalls and having a plan. Here are some healthy coping strategies you can use this week.
Positive thinking can make a significant impact on stress. Find out about a technique that works for many (affirmations!) and learn how they can be effective--and less so. If you're not in a positive frame of mind, here's how to get there!