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Escape Christmas Overwhelm With These Practical Tips

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Get unstuck from the Christmas overwhelm, live fully calm, as you prepare your heart, and plan for a seamless experience between Thanksgiving and December 25th!

‘Tis the season for mistletoe, goodwill, and a whole lot of stress

The magic of Christmas may be in the air, but for many of us, it’s accompanied by a sense of overwhelm that threatens to dampen our holiday spirit. But fear not, because I’m here to help you escape the clutches of Christmas overwhelm and embrace the season with grace.

With a myriad of practical tips and tricks up our sleeve, I’ll show you how to navigate the holiday season from Thanksgiving to Christmas with ease and grace. So take a deep breath, grab a warm cup of cocoa, and get ready to find your way back to a stress-free and enjoyable holiday experience.

If you want to create Christmas Calm this December, I’ve got you covered. Together, we’ll learn how to escape the Christmas overwhelm that we find ourselves in each year.

Create Calm Instead of Overwhelm:

• Create the Perfect Christmas: Calmly Navigate the Season From Thanksgiving To Christmas

• Stress-Free Christmas Planning: Get Unstuck and Enjoy the Season!

If you must know, I’m the Queen of Christmas overwhelm and stress. These practical tips came about through my failures that pushed me to find solutions. I wish I could go back in time and have Christmases without all the stress and overwhelm.

The thing is, if I can spare you the trouble and share from my heart what I’ve learned through the years, that will make me so happy.

Imagine the CALM that takes you from the mindset of  ‘OVERWHELM’ to knowing that Jesus is quieting your storm!

Imagine the CALM that takes you from the mindset of  ‘OVERWHELM’ to knowing that Jesus is quieting your storm!

Reflecting on my personal experiences, I know all too well the overwhelming swirl of emotions and tasks that Christmas can bring.

I remember one year when, amidst the frenzy of gift shopping, meal planning, and family gatherings, I completely lost sight of the true meaning of Jesus in the season.

I found myself staying up till the wee hours, wrapping gifts with a stressed-out heart instead of joy.

The stress and exhaustion were so all-consuming that I barely had the energy to enjoy Christmas with my family.

This experience was a wake-up call, prompting me to reevaluate my approach to Christmas and adopt the practical strategies I’m sharing with you today.

Remember, Christmas is a season of joy, love, and peace – don’t let overwhelm steal your Christmas spirit!

Escape Christmas Overwhelm with these Practical Tips

Kick the holiday stress to the curb with these simple and effective strategies:

  • Prioritize: Not every holiday activity or tradition needs to be included in your Christmas celebration. Decide on what’s most important to you and your family, and focus your energy on those things. Remember, you can say no and it’s okay to do less.
  • Start Early: Don’t leave everything to the last minute. Start planning and preparing for Christmas well in advance. This includes shopping for gifts, decorating your home, and planning your holiday menu.
  • Online Shopping: Make good use of technology. Shopping online can save you time, energy, and stress. Many retailers offer gift wrapping and delivery services—take advantage of them.
  • Simplify Your Gift List: Consider simplifying your gift list. After all, Christmas is not about extravagant gifts but celebrating love and togetherness. Handmade presents, baked goods, or simply the gift of time can be more meaningful.
  • Practice Mindfulness: Take the time to be present and enjoy the festive season. Whether you’re decorating the tree, wrapping presents, or cooking a meal, be fully present in that activity.
  • Seek Help: Don’t hesitate to ask for help. The holiday season is a time for family and friends to come together. Get everyone involved in the preparations.
  • Self-Care: Finally, don’t forget to take care of yourself. Schedule some ‘me time’ into your calendar. It could be a quiet cup of coffee in the morning, a relaxing bath at night, or a brisk walk in the afternoon.

One way to get rid of Christmas overwhelm and stress is to listen to a Christmas song list on Spotify. There’s no faster way of creating calm than focusing on Jesus to chase the overwhelm away!!

Christmas Overwhelm Turned into Calm

Watch this video to see how you can turn your Christmas overwhelm into Christmas calm.

Finding Christmas Joy with Jesus

Embrace your Morning Quiet Time: Begin each day by spending quiet moments in His presence. This could mean reading a passage from the Christmas Bible Reading Plan, meditating on His words, or just sitting in silence, feeling His love enveloping you.

Create a Prayer Corner: Dedicate a specific spot in your home for prayer. Fill it with items that inspire spiritual reflection such as a favorite Bible or your journal.

Practice Gratitude: Each day, take a moment to write down one thing you’re grateful for. Doing so will help you focus on the blessings in your life, a reminder of His love and the presence of Jesus.

Feed Your Soul with the Word: Make it a daily habit to read from the Scriptures. Whether it’s a verse, a chapter, or a book, let His words nourish your soul, bring comfort, and guide you through the season.

Surrender Your Worries: At the end of each day, surrender your worries to Him. Write them down in a journal, say them out loud, or pray about them. Trust in His plan for you, and release the burden of your worries to Jesus.

Remember, it’s in the quiet moments when we pause from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, that we find true joy and peace in Jesus. Celebrating His love is the greatest gift we can give ourselves this Christmas.

Creating Christmas Calm Bootcamp

Get unstuck from overwhelm, live fully calm, as you prepare your heart, and plan for a seamless experience between now and December 25th!

  • FRAZZELED?
  • STRESSED?
  • TENSION OVERLOAD?
  • BEYOND ANXIOUS?
  • FEELING STUCK? 
  • DEALING WITH GRIEF?

Creating Christmas Calm Bootcamp: Your Guide to Stress-Free Holidays

Creating Christmas Calm Bootcamp is your ticket to a stress-free holiday experience. Inside the bootcamp you’ll find:

  • 100-page workbook
  • 30 devotional videos
  • 20 videos to help decrease stress and overwhelm.

Here are some of the practical tips:

  • Plan Ahead: One of the key strategies we focus on in the bootcamp is planning. We’ll guide you on how to manage your time effectively, schedule your tasks, and make a doable Christmas checklist. We aim to help you avoid last-minute scrambles that can lead to stress.
  • Set Realistic Expectations: Christmas doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful. We’ll teach you how to set realistic expectations for the holiday season, helping you to let go of the pressure to create the ‘perfect’ Christmas.
  • Delegate Tasks: You don’t have to do it all. Our bootcamp encourages the delegation of tasks among family members or friends. Sharing the work can create a fun, community atmosphere and significantly reduce your workload and stress.
  • Maintain Healthy Habits: It’s easy to overlook self-care during the busy holiday season. We’ll remind you to keep up with your healthy lifestyle choices—such as regular exercise, eating a balanced diet, and getting enough sleep—to manage stress levels.
  • Take Breaks: We advocate for regular breaks amidst the holiday preparations. Whether it’s a short walk, a relaxing bath, or some quiet time to read, these moments can help refresh your mind and lessen feelings of overwhelm.
  • Focus on the Reason for the Season: Finally, we’ll echo the importance of keeping the focus on the real reason for the season—celebrating the birth of Jesus using the Quiet Time printables along with the Christmas Bible Reading Plan that will guide your study. There will be 30 devotional videos, one for each day.

Join our Creating Christmas Calm Bootcamp and let’s navigate this holiday season with less stress and more joy!

Creating Christmas Calm Bootcamp

Get unstuck from overwhelm, live fully calm, as you prepare your heart, and plan for a seamless experience between now and December 25th!

  • FRAZZELED?
  • STRESSED?
  • TENSION OVERLOAD?
  • BEYOND ANXIOUS?
  • FEELING STUCK? 
  • DEALING WITH GRIEF?

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