Christmas can be a wonderful time that brings joy, but it can also be a stressful time. Use these Keep Calm Christmas Tips to ease your stress.
Let’s just admit that this year has been a big ball of stress without the added commitments we are used to managing during the holiday season. You may be wondering how to get the family together virtually, which gifts can be shipped, and seek ways to limit additional stress. We are here to help offer some keep calm on Christmas tips.
🛍 Manage Expectations
One way to keep stress at bay is to manage your expectations throughout holiday activities.
Mentally prepare and have things in mind to help when stress levels are on the rise.
- Reach out to family and friends early. Let them know the celebrations may be virtual this year.
- Try to stay positive when plans change due to safety concerns.
📲 Contact The Wilson Group
💵 Manage Finances
One of the leading causes of stress during the holidays is money. It’s easy to get caught up in the gift-giving frenzy and overspend. Before you get carried away and max out the credit cards, create a realistic budget, and use some of the tips here to lessen the financial stress.
- Suggest drawing names for a family gift exchange.
- Bake delicious treats to give as gifts.
- Choose a bottle of wine or a box of candy.
- Give teachers gift cards. (They have tons of Best Teacher mugs!)
🤝 Connect & Let Go of Stress
In 2019, we presented the opportunity to volunteer for the annual Christmas dinner put together by Bridging RVA. For 2020, they are focused on the COVID-19 Food Relief Initiative.
Be someone’s hope this year.
We are a locally owned Real Estate team right here in RVA, and we believe our motto says it all: ALL ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE!!! We strive to make our client’s need to sell or buy a home, or even their property management needs an overall great experience. Our business model is deeply founded in the fact that it is all about the experience!