• anthony787

As we approach 2018...

For some, these last days of the year are exciting and fun. For many others and especially these last few days leading up to Christmas can be stressful, exhausting, miserable and in some instances extremely sad. For those who have lost loved ones and especially at this time of the year, for those who had hoped the end of the year would be different in some way for them however it's not worked out for them that way and for those who simply feel such pressure and are unable to say no. I think this last point is so important as it links in to all the other areas - by giving ourselves permission to say no or to leave a gathering early if we're feeling uncomfortable (without feeling guilty) can be very difficult yet really beneficial. Be kind to yourself and where you feel you can say no, give it a try. If people do not understand, this is something they will need to deal with. You require support and not pressure right now. Lean on those who support and give you energy rather than those who drain it.