Category : Holiday Stress
Ah, holiday traditions. Every year, the familiar customs, gatherings, and celebrations.
Every year, seeing family… the cousin who always breaks something valuable. The uncle who tells everyone what’s wrong with this country. The sister-in-law who knows ADHD is crap and you just need to try harder.
I’ve always found holiday shopping to be stressful. In fact, even grocery shopping revs me up and makes me impatient.
But the holiday crowds amplify the stress. Noise. Rushing. Parking lots are packed. Too many customers, not enough cashiers. Rushing from store to store weighed down by bags, boxes, gifts, decorations…