Don’t be the family grinch this Christmas.

Christmas is here! While the holidays are a time for family gatherings, eating, drinking and being merry – the festive season can also be a stressful time for many. 

If you’re looking for ways to enjoy Christmas without being a grinch, you’re in the right place. 

Plan 

The best way to enjoy Christmas is to go into the day with a plan. Doing so will allow you to calm any nerves that you have and prepare yourself for where and when you’ll be celebrating. 

Some suggestions include:

Manage your expectations 

Many people start the festive season with lofty aspirations of having the best Christmas ever or a ‘perfect’ Christmas. Our advice is not to go the way of the grinch, but to manage your expectations so you’re not disappointed on the day. 

Some suggestions include:

Have a back-up plan

There will be times when Christmas turns pear-shaped. Maybe your kids are bored at great aunt Martha’s house, or you overindulged at the dinner table and are feeling worse for wear. Having a back-up plan will ensure your Christmas stays on track without any sign or feelings of grinch behaviour. 

Some suggestions include: 

What’s next? 

If you’re still looking for Christmas survival tips, our My Christmas Sorted! online course could be perfect for you. It may even stop you from becoming a grinch. 

To learn more about the course content and how it can teach you to enjoy your Christmas celebrations visit our website today