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‘Tis the Season: Don’t Let the Holidays Stress You Out
Posted By Alejandra Owens On November 28, 2011 @ 9:44 am In Notebook | Comments Disabled
This is a guest post by Annie Lynsen, on loan to AARP from Small Act .
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…and the craziest. In between the shopping and cooking and parties and family gatherings, most of us will get precious few moments of peace and quiet in the next few weeks.
But by stressing out, you could be making yourself sick . Too much stress can lead to heart problems, digestive problems, and decreased immune functioning that can bring on colds and flu – the last things you need in the midst of the chaos.
So how can you handle the myriad of demands on your time and energy this holiday season? Here are some tips:
More stress-management tips:
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URLs in this post:
 Small Act: http://www.smallact.com
 making yourself sick: http://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-04-2009/stress_why_it_s_making_you_sick.1.html
 10 Tips for Managing Stress: http://www.aarp.org/health/brain-health/info-2006/manage_stress.html
 A Mind-Body Approach to Holiday Stress: http://www.aarp.org/health/longevity/info-11-2009/martina_holidaystress.html
 kizzzbeth: http://www.flickr.com/photos/31403417@N00/
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