Tis’ the season to be……anxious?
For a season painted out to be all things bright and sparkly, the holidays can hold a darker side. They often trigger a mix of complex emotions. While contributing factors vary, a common thread is: expectations.
And there’s no time like the holidays for expectations to be at their maximum potency. Expectations can range from very real (expressed) to imagined (assumed) and can trigger uncomfortable emotional responses.
How can we shift from being tied up in knots to rediscovering the joy of the holiday season? [Read more…]