Tag Archive: Holiday stress

Sep 04

What if he makes me feel not good enough?

Question: “I have this feeling in my marriage that I’m never good enough. My husband often compares to his mother who was perfect, or his sister who does no wrong, and I am really resentful. How can I show him what this is doing to our marriage?”   Answer: “Great Question! You are not alone …

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Dec 16

Why does Christmas seem so difficult sometimes – and how acceptance can save it?

Relate to our loved ones flaws and mistakes with acceptance can make the difference between happy or resentful Holidays.   No matter which culture or religion, this time of the year when the days are the shortest as well as the coldest, we all want to withdraw ourselves into our cozy den and feel the …

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Nov 16

What to do with relative’s nit picking during Holidays?

“Stop it! I don’t like it!”   The holidays are rapidly approaching. We are all getting more excited as well as more afraid: what will my mother, father, aunty, or uncle do or say in the family gathering? What if they criticize my new flat, hair, boyfriend, job or cooking? What if they remind me …

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