Socialising over Christmas might be fun, but it can also be stressful ... here’s how to manage the potential mental fall-out. Photos: Shutterstock
Socialising over Christmas might be fun, but it can also be stressful ... here’s how to manage the potential mental fall-out. Photos: Shutterstock

How to manage stress and your mental health at Christmas: cooking a festive dinner, shopping for gifts and going to party after party can take its toll ... here’s therapists’ advice on how to cope

  • The holiday season is just around the corner and the pressure to socialise and maximise experiences can feel daunting, while excessive nights often lead to ‘social jet-lagging’
  • Mel Chim, counsellor and psychotherapist at Amindset in Hong Kong and founder of Colab+ suggests being mindful of your emotions and well-being and opening up to a trusted support network

Socialising over Christmas might be fun, but it can also be stressful ... here’s how to manage the potential mental fall-out. Photos: Shutterstock
Socialising over Christmas might be fun, but it can also be stressful ... here’s how to manage the potential mental fall-out. Photos: Shutterstock
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