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Wrapping up work during holidays

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Have you ever noticed how many people are sick around the holidays? Illness results when we become overly stressed from trying to squeeze too many activities into our already hectic schedules. What is supposed to be a joyful, spiritually based time of year gives way to stress-related illness, short tempers, frantic activities and overeating. If you want to have the best holiday season ever, follow the tips below. 1. Underpromise List all the holiday events and activities that you feel obligated to do. Place these in priority order. Commit to completing the top 75 percent and let go of the bottom 25 percent. Place your commitment in writing and then stick to it. If you must add something to the list, decide what item(s) you are willing to drop. 2. "No" is a complete sentence You have a limited amount of time to squeeze in the activities you must complete. Make your personal activities a priority. If someone asks you to do something you don't want to do, smile ...