45: How to Manage Holiday Triggers - Vibrant Christian Living

45: How to Manage Holiday Triggers

What are your holiday triggers--those stressful holiday situations or challenging people that cause drama in your Christmas activities? We may still have to deal with holiday triggers (certain people or situations that cause festive stress), but we do have a choice in how we perceive and respond to Christmas stress and holiday triggers. Learn how to set up boundaries to protect yourself emotionally and physically this holiday season from these holiday triggers and minimize holiday stress. via @UrVibrantFamily
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 to these holiday triggers.

In today's episode, you'll learn how to set up boundaries to protect yourself emotionally and physically this holiday season from these holiday triggers and minimize holiday stress.

You are in charge of your physical and emotional energy this Christmas! Let's talk about how to recognize Christmas stress (what some call “festive stress”) and manage holiday triggers so that you can still enjoy a peaceful, joyful holiday season.

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  • How to eliminate potential holiday stress and holiday drama
  • Ways to tactfully put up boundaries around difficult people in order to protect your emotions
  • How to prepare yourself emotionally and physically for holiday drainers
  • Specific tips for replenish yourself should a holiday drainer occur 

Let’s talk about how to protect yourself from those holiday situations that may drain you so that, yes, you CAN STILL enjoy God’s peace and His joy this Christmas.

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About Alicia Michelle

As a Bible teacher, author and professional Christian life coach, Alicia Michelle empowers women to cultivate a closer walk with Christ through her Connected Bible Community, and other 5Rs Bible Study™ resources; and to find life balance and overcome negative thought patterns through her signature coaching programs (Reset Life Balance Group Coaching; The Mindset Makeover).  As host of the Vibrant Christian Living Podcast, she inspires thousands of women each week with practical tips and powerful inspiration on how they can create the life of their dreams and live out God’s best plan for their lives. Alicia is also the creator of the Spiritual Growth Rhythm,™ a simple way for anyone to apply biblical truth and connect with God in less than 10 minutes a day.  Alicia is a wife to her best friend and husband of 19 years, and a mom of four very vibrant children (ages 17 to 8).  Follow her on Instagram at @vibrantchristianliving and learn more about the Connected Bible Community and group coaching programs at VibrantChristianLiving.com.

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