Home > Mental health > Stress > Festive season stress Festive season stress All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News 10 tips for a safe festive season Parties and indulgence in alcohol are associated with the silly season and that means it’s time to be even more vigilant around crime and safety. Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke How to avoid the Christmas rush Everyone knows time speeds up as the end of the year approaches, and before you know it, Christmas panic will set in! Coping through the Christmas season To cope throughout this time of turmoil, it is best to be prepared and to plan your Christmas. There are a few tips to survive the festive season. 'Tis the season to de-stress Waiting in line at another shop for last-minute gifts and dreading the impending arrival of the in-laws, it hits you: Where did all the fun of the holidays go? Coping with new year stress The new year is a time for celebration, but also stress. Pre-Christmas stress busters There are a few weeks to the end of the the year - and a few strands to the end of your tether. With the mad Christmas rush coming up, you will need to develop your stress coping mechanisms. But how can you do this? load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Cipla Nutrition- Dummies Guide to Enduro Prep 4 clever ways to stay active this winter Key signs you need a change in diet Clear your head with fast-acting, long-lasting Sinutab® Nasal Spray Live healthier PMS, depression & suicide » Don't let PMS get you down Symptoms of PMS Diagnosing PMS The link between PMS, depression and suicidal thoughts The symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are similar to those of PMS, but generally more severe – and could include depression and even thoughts of suicide. A vegan marathon runner » Comrades: don't run if you're ill Fuel your body for the Comrades Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Donovan Will, who is training to run the Comrades Marathon, speaks to Health24 about his plant based diet and fears of getting injured ahead of the big race.