Thursday, December 21, 2006

Holiday Preparedness: Avoid Family Conflicts

Being organized has a way of bringing peace into your life. We especially need this around the holidays, when the stress levels are at an all time high.

The key is... advance planning. Let's look at one big source of stress in many peoples lives: Visiting Family. (Is this hitting a nerve with any of you?)

Below is a link to a WebMD website article for some great tips about how to plan ahead to avoid possible family conflicts this year.

I especially like Tip #1: Be Realistic: "Don't think anything is going to be perfect", and Tip #3: Share The Work: "assigning tasks ahead of time".

Good Cheer -- 7 Ways to Squelch Holiday Squabbles

Etiquette expert Emily Post shares her tips for keeping the "happy" in your holiday experience.

What are your thoughts? Does this apply to your family? Let's us know in Comments.

Helping you Sort Things Out, one step at a time:

Til next time...


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