• Holidays – Stress or Bliss?

    “I don’t know what’s worse – the stress of the holidays, or the stress of everyone around me complaining about the stress of the holidays?” My friend sat down across from me for an early morning coffee at a coffee shop, her hair a mess and coat buttons mismatched. “It’s 6 am and someone already complained?” I asked. “This morning, it was the radio.” I had heard that, too. The radio station had shared the fact that Christmas music played early causes a stress-response in most people, followed by people calling in to complain about it further. For my friend, the night before it had been her Mom complaining about…