Weekend Reads for Your Financial Life: Managing Holiday Stress


tips for managing holiday stress

Happy Holidays!


After nearly two years of COVID, our lives are cautiously opening up again, leaving many of us feeling busier and more stressed than we’re used to. It's nice though to be able to spend time in person with family, friends, and work colleagues. I know that doing so has helped me get more into the holiday spirit!


If you're ready for some some inspiration during this busy season, please read on below.


13 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

Ramsey Solutions, Dr. John Delony

Are you feeling stressed by everything you need to get done before the end of the year? Then here are some tips from the Ramsey team specific to the season. Being more intentional (and setting some boundaries!) can go a long way towards overcoming the overwhelm.


Better Alternatives to New Year’s Resolutions to Reduce Your Stress

Lifehack, Ieva Sipola

While setting specific goals is an effective exercise as you’re heading into a new year, getting too specific in your New Year’s resolutions can backfire—as I would know from experience! Instead, why not think about making some overarching changes that can improve your quality of life instead?


The Best Things to Declutter Before 2022

The Simplicity Habit, Julianna Poplin

If you’re like me, you’ve been spending a lot of time at home, leading to a lot of clutter. Why not start small and build the momentum from there? I find a sense of accomplishment removing even the smallest things from my home. See ya, uncomfortable face masks taking up valuable entryway space! ;-)


11 Ways to Simplify Your Financial Life

Becoming Minimalist, Bob Lotich

Not enough time and too much stuff can cause stress, but so can having personal finances that are too involved. This piece offers some great ideas on how to make your financial life a little easier to manage.


Outlook 2022: Passing the Baton

LPL Research

Each year, our broker dealer summarizes the year and shares their views on a continued market expansion in the coming year. If you prefer video summary, you can watch our Chief Market Strategist following the link below.

Watch the Video


If you’ve been meaning to seek advice about your financial life (or know someone who is), the start of the new year is a great time to start! Contact me to book an introductory call to learn about your options.