Maud Purcell interviewed by GoodRx: Upfront boundary-setting reduces holiday stress
Let’s face it — the most wonderful time of the year can be super stressful, with family, friends, and colleagues pressuring you to do things outside of your comfort zone. Setting boundaries can be helpful to protect your mental health and well-being.
For example, your relatives may expect you to attend a family dinner that triggers your anxiety. Or your coworkers may push you to participate in a gift exchange you can’t afford.
Whatever the case may be, without limits, you could become emotionally exhausted. That’s why we’ve come up with some boundary-specific tips to help you get through the holidays….