Over-committed, overloaded, over-scheduled and just plain over it. Yep, the end of the year is often jam-packed with stress. A survey even found that people consider Christmas the sixth most stressful life event, alongside divorce, moving house and changing jobs.
Christmas preparations are stressful enough, even before family members start to arrive and add their ‘colourful’ personalities to the mix.
While we all love our family and accept their foibles and quirks, dealing with the relatives can sometimes be less than joyous during the holiday season.
Here are some tips on how best to keep the peace, and your sanity this festive season: