Home > Mental health > Stress > Festive season stress Festive season stress 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. 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. Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke '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 Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare?