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Tips for Introverts During the Holidays

  Your company's holiday party is coming up and you're dreading it. Your long-time friend has invited you to a dinner that will include people you don't know and the thought of it makes your stomach turn. If you can identify with these, chances are you're an introvert. According to Susan Cain's bestseller Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking , "‚Ķintroversion is a preference for environments that are not overstimulating." This is not to be confused with being shy. She writes, "Shyness is the fear of social disapproval or humiliation." With the holidays come the...
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Holiday Stress: 6 Things Smart People DON'T do to Manage

Stress. Many throw this word around lightheartedly without recognizing the impact it can have on your health. If not managed well, stress can wreak havoc on your life. As stressful as day-to-day activities and life situations can be, add to that the stress of the holidays and you have magnified your chances of feeling overwhelmed, weary, and exhausted. You can avoid this by paying attention to what's important. What's important? It's important that you get through the holidays feeling good and hopeful for what's to come. It's important that you protect yourself from the pressures of believing ...
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