Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Stress, Anxiety and the Holidays

Stress and anxiety can arise if we’re feeling overwhelmed. The antidote: Be realistic, plan ahead, be kind to yourself

With the holiday season in full swing and 2019 around the corner, people often find themselves feeling stressed and overwhelmed – unwelcomed “guests” that come from a dizzying array of seasonal demands, including parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining.