Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Journaling may help reduce Christmas stress

Christmas stress reduction for survivors. Tip #3 is Journaling.

According to About.com, journaling can be a way to alleviate stress. Many survivors keep journals about our experiences. Now it seems that this effort can play a role in stress reduction.

It is generally thought that detailed writing that puts our innermost feelings on paper is helpful. Some survivors find that even the act of jotting down a few quick thoughts can help. After all, during the Christmas rush it's hard to find time to bear our souls.

A few quick sentences can help us regain perspective and give us the break that we need for Christmas stress reduction. Some things are more important than wrapping paper and bows. Journaling can be a way for us to slow down and focus on what we value most.

This article is one a series. Click here to view the first article on Twelve Ways to Reduce Christmas Stress.

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