24 Ways to Approach the Holidays with Less Stress

A recent study shows that 88% of Americans feel more pressure during the holidays than at any other time of year. 

The holidays are right around the corner, and for many, that may bring on feelings of stress and overwhelm. 

That’s why we gathered 24 planning tips for December to help reduce the stress of this busy time of year!

Remember What’s Most Important

“Write out a list of what’s important to you this holiday season—things like family, community gatherings, activities with your kids. Then write out a list of priorities of things that need to get done from your “everyday” life.  Focus on these two lists as you go through the holidays,” 

Turn To-Dos Into Family Activities

Spend some time getting crafty with your kids and make some of your gift tags, decorate gift bags, or even color plain wrapping paper.  Family members will enjoy getting gifts decorated by the little ones in their life. 

DIY Anywhere You Can

Besides wrapping paper, tags, you can also make some of your holiday gifts. You can save money by making some homemade gifts for family and friends.