Serenity Now: How To Avoid A Holiday Meltdown

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The holidays are on, and so is the pressure to make your list, make your way to the mall, fulfill the gift wishes of everyone on your list (that includes hot and often elusive toys such as Hatchimals, Oonies and Fingerlings) and execute the perfect end-of-year celebrations for you and your family.

Talk about stress.

Take the pressure off with these holiday de-stressing ideas:

While some stress is natural, too much stress over a long period of time can have serious health consequences. Talk to your primary care physician if you think stress has become overwhelming.

Need a primary care physician? The Hartford HealthCare Medical Group can help. 

Sources: Laura Saunders, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Hartford Hospital’s Institute of Living; www.mayoclinic.org and West Hartford Life.


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