Life Free of Anxiety

Anxiety-Free Holiday Gatherings

November 20, 2023 CHAANGE, Inc, with Erica Roth & Dr. Charles Barr Season 1 Episode 12
Life Free of Anxiety
Anxiety-Free Holiday Gatherings
Show Notes Chapter Markers

Navigating the Holiday Stress: Achieving an Anxiety-Free Holiday Season

In this episode of the Life Free of Anxiety podcast, host Erica and guest Dr. Charles Barr focus on dealing with stress and anxiety during the holiday season. They discuss boundaries, dealing with difficult family members, managing expectations, and making good decisions for personal mental well-being. Special emphasis is placed on taking care of oneself and setting realistic expectations. Strategies to overcome holiday stress such as taking breaks, setting personal boundaries, and adjusting unrealistic expectations are also discussed. Furthermore, they note the critical role alcohol plays in heightening conflicts and offer tips to manage consumption.

0:00 Anxiety-Free Holiday Gatherings
00:53 Intro Music
01:30 The Illusion of Perfect Holidays
02:57 Dealing with Difficult Family Members
06:40 Setting Boundaries and Expectations
08:50 Alcohol in Family Gatherings
16:57 Self-Care and Taking Breaks
22:17 Conclusion and Looking Forward

To take our 3-minute FREE Anxiety Assessment and get your personalized anxiety profile, head to lifefreeofanxiety.com and look for the FREE Anxiety Assessment button at the top!

This assessment is a new free tool based upon our experience with hundreds of thousands of people who have taken a longer version of this assessment before and after CHAANGE and is guaranteed to be WELL WORTH the 3 minutes it takes to complete!

Take the FREE Assessment Now!

Don't forget to check out CHAANGE in 16, our 16 week at-home anxiety reversal program backed by our 100% money back Get Better Guarantee!
(limited spots available, signups end soon!)

Enjoying the Life Free of Anxiety Podcast? Can you take 3 seconds to leave a rating (or better yet, a short review!) on Apple Podcasts or Spotify or wherever you found us? It REALLY helps new people find the show.

Simply click this link and scroll down and hit 5 stars--it's really that easy!

Have a question? Want to share how your anxiety journey is going? Need some encouragement or support? Come say hello at:

https://www.facebook.com/lifefreeofanxiety
and
https://www.instagram.com/lifefreeofanxiety

And don't forget, you can find all episodes at podcast.lifefreeofanxiety.com

S01E12 Anxiety-Free Holiday Gatherings
Intro Music
The Illusion of Perfect Holidays
Dealing with Difficult Family Members
Setting Boundaries and Expectations
The Role of Alcohol in Family Gatherings
Self-Care and Taking Breaks
Conclusion and Looking Forward