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Going Somewhere? Travel Stress Relief is Here!

By November 21, 2013

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Are you traveling to see relatives and loved ones this Thanksgiving? Many of us are. And while seeing people we don't always get to see can be fun--indeed, it's what gives meaning to many people's holidays--getting there is half the fun and half the stress! (The other half is family conflict, but that's a different blog post!)

Whether you're driving or flying, travel has various stressors attached. The following resources can help you relieve the stress of holiday travel, as well as general holiday season stress, so you can really enjoy Thanksgiving and the rest of the season that follows!

  • How To Reduce the Stress of Travel
    While travel has always been a somewhat stressful experience, increased airport security and other factors have made travel even more stressful in recent years. Here's how to make the experience less stressful.

  • How To Reduce The Stress of Traveling With Kids
    Let's face it: traveling with kids is a lot more complicated, and can be stressful. Here's how to make the experience much less stressful, and perhaps even make getting there part of the fun!

  • Guide To Holiday Survival
    It's no secret that the holiday season, love it as we do, can be quite stressful! Here's how to cut down on much of the stress and really enjoy the season.

November 24, 2008 at 2:19 pm
(1) Craig at Balanced Immune Health says:


A great collection of info sources. In my family, one of the things that drives me batty sometimes is the fact that we’re all cooped up in a house together (especially during bad weather), and after a few hours, you can feel really closed in and maybe a bit irritable.

One thing we’ve done from time to time is break out of the house and go to a movie. Theaters are almost always open on Christmas and New Year’s days and it provides real relief from in-law claustrophobia. It beats hours of laying on the floor and watching football.

November 25, 2008 at 8:37 pm
(2) jh says:

We always go to a movie as well! We also will go do something like ice skating to help relieve the stress.
Thanks for the great tips!


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