The Nightmare Before Christmas: Why the Festive Season is an Ordeal for the Socially Anxious

The countdown to Christmas is on, and with it comes the office parties, family gatherings, and crowded shops. For people with social anxiety, the idea of running the gauntlet of festive busyness is a complete nightmare. What is social anxiety? Social anxiety is an overwhelming fear of social situations, and sufferers usually experience anything from […]

How to Cope with Christmas Stress

Christmas can be full of fun and togetherness, but it can also be a very stressful time. There’s the stress of Christmas shopping, money worries, spending time with relatives you might not see eye to eye with, and the worry that you’re just not going to get everything done. But the good news is that […]