Welcome to the holidays where you are destined to feel a range of emotions that range from exuberantly happy to overwhelming stress. Fear not! We are here to help.

Everybody looks forward to the holiday season. It’s a time of joy and togetherness. But, the part that nobody talks about is the stress that comes along with the season. We are here to tell you… It’s OK to feel all the emotions. Feel your feelings without guilt, but don’t let them consume you.

How are you feeling?

Not enough “Togetherness” with others?
We found an awesome article on 10 Thanksgiving Activities for the Entire Family (or friends). Pick one and try it out. It might just brighten your week.

Seasonal Affective Disorder Gave You the Blues?
In a recent article about seasonal affective disorder, we outlined some steps to help you cope with feelings of sadness brought on by the winter. It’s worth checking out: Don’t Be Blue.

Help! There’s Too Much Happening
Set priorities and learn to say no. It’s not your job to do everything for everybody. You need to prioritize yourself and the things that bring you peace. Cut out the things that stress you out and embrace the activities that bring you joy.

Overindulging on….anything
Spent too much of the holidays? Set a budget and stick to it!
Over eat and have a hard time sticking to your diet? Put together a plan and bring snacks. You’re not obligated to eat with everybody else cooks.

Whatever your vices make a plan and execute it by making small decisions towards her goal every single day.

Need to Talk with Somebody?
Mental minutes offers complementary student sessions with Your Success Coach, Kim Dalius.