Managing Holiday Stress*

1 hour instructor-led seminar or webinar
For general audience

Overview

The end of October to the first of the New Year can be can be a challenging time for most people.  The pressures of additional tasks, holiday planning, engaging with relatives, gift selection, increased spending, etc. all contribute to feelings of being overwhelmed.

This seminar helps participants understand the context in which the holidays are stressful and offers tips and strategies to help them manage the psychological, physical, emotional, and financial aspects of planning for and participating in holiday events.  Participants are encouraged to evaluate the traditions they and their families follow to better understand the effectiveness of those traditions.  In addition, they learn how to develop new and more manageable traditions that can give their holiday celebrations meaning while not overburdening them.

Learning objectives

This seminar is designed to help you:

  • Explore six ways to use resilience, proactivity, positivity and creativity to bring out the best in you and others this holiday season
  • Become aware of what matters most to you and how to hold onto it when celebrating the holidays this year
  • Review health, safety and logistical recommendations to keep in mind when planning holiday celebrations
  • Be prepared for difficult conversations about differences in expectations between you and family or others
  • Get creative about what you CAN do to celebrate with family and loved ones

 

* indicates a seminar that can be deducted from your value add credits

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