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140: How to Mentally Prepare for the Holiday Season Without a Loved One with Nancy Hicks

How can we mentally prepare for the holiday season without a loved one and manage grief at the holidays? Managing loss at Christmas and Thanksgiving can be extremely difficult since these seasons are traditionally a time of family celebration and fun.  In today’s podcast episode we will be speaking about grief as related to the […]

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45: How to Manage Holiday Triggers

What are your holiday triggers–those stressful holiday situations or challenging people that can cause drama in your Christmas plans?  Listen, we don’t always have a choice about our “must do” holiday activities (or people we may encounter that can trigger us emotionally), but we do always have a choice in how we perceive and respond […]

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44: When You’re Feeling Unprepared for Christmas

Panicked because you’re feeling unprepared for Christmas? Christmas is right around the corner but it’s not too late to make a holiday plan for a peaceful, less stressful Christmas.  Overwhelmed by the fact that Christmas is only a few weeks away?  Take a deep breath… and let’s spend the next 15-ish minutes together in this […]

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40: Let’s Create Your Plan for Less Christmas Stress

The Christmas season can feel very much like a whirlwind from November to December where we’re just going from one holiday activity to the next.   But what if we decided to create something very intentional instead? What if we decided to intentionally create a Christmas plan that was less stressful, and instead about family […]