Holiday Stress

This holiday season don't let stress get you down. More than 4 out of 10 Americans say they are not doing enough to manage their stress and for many, the holidays bring on even more stress. Here are some tips to help:

1. Take care of yourself.
2. Engage in activities that you and your family enjoy.
3. Have realistic expectations - no holiday celebration is perfect.
4. Remember what's important and what the holiday season is really about.
5. Consider volunteering at a local charity to put things in perspective.
6. Talk about your anxiety with friends and family, but if you continue to feel overwhelmed, consider seeing a professional such as a psychologist.

Visit www.apa.org for more information.

Author
Asia Hodgeman Asia has been with the company since 2010 and is currently the location manager for our Cool Springs clinic. In addition, Asia manages all social media platforms for both of our locations. She spends her spare time volunteering as an advocate with Imerman Angels, a support group for people who have been diagnosed with cancer. As a cancer survivor herself, she understands the importance of mentoring others with their diagnosis. She loves spending time with her husband and two boys, going to the beach, arts and crafts, and cooking.

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