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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.

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4 tips to cut end of financial year stress

Is your dining room table covered with receipts and invoices? Are you waking in the night feeling overwhelmed and out of control?

Have you rekindled your love affair with chocolate, wine or shopping? Is resentment building as you imagine bidding your well-earned dollars goodbye to that tax farm in the sky?

Or is procrastination dominating your days and nights?

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How to cope with moving overseas

Making the very real decision to pack up life as you know it and move to Australia constitutes a major life transition in anyone’s language.

It’s one thing to admire dazzling footage of the Sydney Opera House or Great Barrier Reef, or to fantasise about running away with movie stars Nicole Kidman or Hugh Jackman. The journey may be filled with promising possibilities, but it can also result in feeling lonely, lost, out of control, resentful, anxious, and overwhelmed.

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Keeping calm at home over the holidays

With only a couple of sleeps to go until the big man squeezes done 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.

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

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Source: https://www.realestate.com.au/news/keeping-calm-home-holidays/