I’ve been having serious hibernation impulses lately. Of course part of it is the natural ebb and flow of energy that comes with shorter days and cooler temperatures, but I’m also chalking up my longing for couch time to how incredibly stressful this year has been both in the news and in my own life. The news, of course, has been heavy and serious—and tomorrow’s election feels like the culmination of a seriously weighty 2018.
And for me personally, I’ve had tons of exciting career developments, but let’s just say that the midnight oil isn’t the only thing around here that’s burnt out. And as we head into the holiday season, I’m conscious that the busiest time of year hasn’t even happened yet! So in the interest of keeping our sanity (regardless of tomorrow’s election results – Videospelautomater.com) here are some clever ideas for beating holiday stress before it even starts. Because when it comes to stress and anxiety, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of peppermint bark!