Your Happy Holiday doesn’t have to be so stressful.
The Christmas season is officially upon us. Trees are being trimmed, gifts are being bought, traffic by the mall is backing up… If the jingling of bells makes you want to sit and cry instead of stand and sing, you may be suffering from holiday stress.
While we would all love to curl up around a crackling fire with a cup of cocoa, a sugar cookie or two and Perry Como crooning in the background, chances are you’re burning the yule log at both ends trying to keep up with the demands of your workload, holiday shopping and social events.
Holiday stress invades every aspect of our lives – including the workplace. Whether you’re sitting in an office or a cubicle, stress can cause your productivity to plummet as your focus shifts from work to holiday happenings. So we’ve put together some suggestions for reducing holiday stress and keeping it from destroying your productivity.
Whether the holidays make you want to belt out a chorus of Joy to the World or scream Bah Humbug, we hope you find ways to celebrate the season with a little less stress.