Blog - December, 2023

Christmas stresses 3 – coming down from the festive period

December 28th, 2023

In the lead up to Christmas, there are a million adverts and films that tell you exactly how the festive period should be enjoyed – what you should be eating, what gifts you should be buying, when Father Christmas is meant to arrive, and how you should decorate your home. But when the 25th is…

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Christmas stresses: managing the day itself

December 19th, 2023

Anxiety and Christmas Christmas Day – the culmination of weeks of anticipation and preparation. The turkey is in the oven, the presents are under the tree, and if you’re a parent of young children you’re sure to have already heard the famous question – “Has he been?!”. That morning, social media is awash with everyone…

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Christmas stresses: managing the build-up to the big day

December 15th, 2023

Christmas is a time of joy, celebration and togetherness. It’s full of happiness, seamless roast dinners, the exchange of perfect gifts, and families making memories. At least that’s how it looks in films, in the latest John Lewis advert, and in the endless amount of festive marketing that seems to arrive earlier and earlier each…

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