6 tips to manage expectations during the holidays

With only a few more sleeps until the big man squeezes down the chimney, it’s fairly typical to find yourself running from pillar to post in a frenzied state of shopping, planning, and tying up loose ends at home and work.

The holiday season means different things to each of us – spirituality, a time of reflection, relaxation, time with family, loneliness, grief, fun, managing extended family relations, gift giving, travel and food.

It also tends to bring increased levels of stress.