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How to Stay Stress Free During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a time to spend with family and friends. However, the holidays always seem to bring on a load of stress as well. This may just have to do with the amount of things you need to do. The stress of your income and how much you can spend on others can be stressful, hosting a holiday party could bring on stress, and the excess traffic and the shopping crowds could bring on stress as well. Here are some tips on how to stay stress free during the holidays. 

  1. Don't binge
  2. Be realistic
  3. Don't give into pressure
  4. It's okay to be blue
  5. Have mercy on yourself
  6. Make amends
  7. Diffuse tension

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Chris Massman is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Chris' training includes Family Systems Theory along with numerous other theories. She believes therapy is an art and chooses the theory she feels will most benefit the individual sitting in front of her. Her specialty lies is in the field of Chemical Dependency and Addictions. Chris is currently seeing individuals, couples and families. Chris is a Clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists as well as the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Chris has two locations including Tarzana and Agoura Hills, CA.