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Why Christmas is (Unknowingly) Making You Unhappy

Why Christmas is (Unknowingly) Making You Unhappy

Ahh Christmas. The time of year when we lie to our children, put on an average of 4lb between the 25th December and New Year and pay for numerous gifts and meals with money we don’t have. r


The One Way to Value Experiences Over Stuff This Holiday Season

We all want to make this holiday season more about love than about gifts. Why is actually doing it so much harder than we thought? r

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4 Ways to Hack Your Way Through the Holidays

The holidays are always a time of stress. Whether it is cooking, or shopping, traveling, weather issues, or family, stress levels rise during the holidays. Even those of us who work in the field of life and stress management see it and feel it.

But there are ways to hack your way through the stress, forcing yourself to slow down, breathe and enjoy the holidays for the awesome time they are.

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from PickTheBrain

To our friends all around the world,

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

I look forward to continuing our journey to ‘grow ourselves’ in the New Year to come! r

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25 Ways to Make This the Best Christmas Season Ever

And for some, the holidays are a reminder of lost or absent loved ones, feelings of loneliness, or financial difficulties and stress.

We may have dreams of a Norman Rockwell Christmas, but the reality is probably closer to National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation — at least at some point during the holidays. r

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Holiday Depression? 8 Steps To Be Happy

Holidays are coming! Some are having the times of their life during Winter holidays: parties, friends, celebrations, cheering, sharing, etc.. Some find this time of the year very demanding. Most of us experience something in-between these two extremes: fun in some situation, pressure in others. Joy of sharing time with people we love, uncertainty about how to deal with holidays pressure. r