Holiday is a time that requires additional planning and preparation; meals, gifts, gatherings, travel. In addition to the regular planning needed to get through the season, consider how you’ll plan to cope with the additional stresses that come with all of those activities. Take the suggestions listed to heart and make sure you set choices around what’s important to you.

If you’ll be traveling to celebrate the holidays, there are additional stresses to consider. Planning becomes even more important to staying mentally fit. You should consider the body-mind connection and further ease stress by helping your body cope with travel. This article provides some helpful guidance to arrive feeling ready for the gathering!

Consider how you might use these or Mood Lifters strategies you may have learned as you plan for holiday gatherings. If you need additional strategies or help to put them into action, consider joining an upcoming Mood Lifters group just after Thanksgiving.

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