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# christmas stress
Stress, social anxiety and safe words: Navigating Christmas family visits
A relationship expert gives his advice on meeting the in-laws and discussing sensitive topics over dinner.
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Feeling stressed in the run up to Christmas? Here are some tips to avoid burnout
Between gift shopping and making the perfect dinner, burnout is easily felt this time of year.
Column: Christmas can be a hard time for people – we all need support
People put a lot of pressure on themselves over Christmas, and the emphasis on making everything ‘perfect’ makes many feel inadequate, alone, or unable to cope. But there are ways to avoid anxiety, writes Ciaran Behan.
Column: 5 simple ways to survive Christmas unscathed
This can be a difficult time, writes Ciara Conlon – but there are easy ways to keep stress at a minimum.