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 Painmaster Microcurrent Therapy provides drug-free pain relief Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Cipla Community Hero: Ana Rocha Live healthier Did you know? » Allergies less common in kids who suck their thumbs Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done What nits and lice look like in your hair 5 diseases your child can pick up at school School is a place for learning, but it also creates the perfect environment for an infectious disease to spread like wildfire. Healthy legs » The results you should know from the Healthy Legs Survey Could your job be causing varicose veins? Varicose veins? Don't do these exercises 5 stages of vein disease Weak or damaged valves in the veins can cause varicose veins.