I love the holidays. Hot cocoa, snow, seeing extended family, listening to Christmas music on the radio, and driving around my neighborhood looking at Christmas lights – these are just a few of the things that bring me joy during this time of year. However, as is the case for many, I have had to learn how to navigate my expectations. I have had to make changes so I can enjoy the holidays because this can be “the most wonderful time of the year” or the most stressful time of the year.
Here are a few things I have learned:
May your holiday be calm, simplified, peaceful, and filled with things that are most important to you and your family.
Kori Hintz-Bohn, MA, LCPC, CEDS
Senior Program & Clinical Consultant
McCallum Place Eating Disorder Treatment Center, Kansas City