De-Stress the Holidays

stress Nov 21, 2022

In the blog: 

  • Certified High-Performance Coach, Leigh Wilson, shares 5 ways to manage the holidays so you can enjoy them, rather than survive them!
  • Whether you love the holidays or despise them, you know they are coming, so plan for it.
  • The holidays come with stress and pressure, there is no doubt. Make a list of these things to get ahead of the chaos and get your mind wrapped around it.
  • Setting aside time for your personal needs is crucial when running on overload - do not neglect your own needs.
  • You are in charge, and you control your holiday. It all starts with your mindset.


Oh, the holidays are here. Time for gift-giving, holiday meals, gleeful gatherings and oh, what fun it will be!

But first, the chaos. The frantic gift purchase for that uncle you forgot was coming to dinner this year. The fourth trip to the store on Christmas Eve, this time, for tape. The multiple dietary needs one menu must meet causing you to jump through culinary hoops....

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5 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

stress Nov 30, 2021

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Holiday Stress is a real thing and learning what you can do to make this time of year not only manageable, but enjoyable is key to truly believing it can be the most wonderful time of the year and living in the Tis the season to be jolly moments.

I am Leigh Wilson and this is Focus Forward Business Design.

We all know that the holidays in the best of times bring stress, but the past couple of years have had their own unique stressors with COVID adding travel restrictions, masking, group limits and event cancellations.  As we move into the 2021 holiday season it does seem that we have progressed past last year and a bit more normalcy may be present for this year, but that does not eliminate all the holiday stress that has been around since Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy Holidays added the expectation of joyous gatherings, large meals, gifts and extended family.

I am going to wrap up an early Christmas gift for you and give you 5 reminders to reduce...

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