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Holiday stress – searching for a happy Christmas

I’ve always wondered why a holiday that is meant to be a celebration turns into such pressure and anxiety. Christmas is a lot of work. If you follow friends, relatives or strangers on social media, you are sure to see beautiful photos of perfectly decorated homes, scores of scrumptious Christmas cookies and sweet children singing in their holiday music programs. Behind that perfection is a lot of women (and some men) trying to pull it all...