Did you do a double take when you read the title for this post?
Did you wonder why I would be posting something about the holidays so early?
Well, I know from personal and professional experience that the holidays are considered a stressful time of the year. Yet the holidays should be a joyful time of year. The holidays should be a time that we look forward to. A time to spend with family and friends. A special time of the year to share and to celebrate the season.
If the word holiday creates feelings of stress, thoughts of chaos and a sense of being overwhelmed, beginning your holiday planning within this next week can change the holiday into a season filled with happy moments and a sense of calm.
Most people don’t even think about the Christmas holiday until after Thanksgiving Day which is not consistent and can leave you with only four or five weeks prior to the holiday. [Read more…]