Tips for keeping the holidays stress free. Christmas should be a time of joy and reflection. A time to focus on the greatest gift. Christ came to provide salvation from our sins.

Here are a few links for making this Christmas a little more stress free.

Permission to Cheat on Holiday Cookies and Other Allowances – Kelle Hampton has great ideas for simplifying Christmas.

Christmas Organization Printable – Glance over this list, decide which of these activities you want to include, and put them on your calendar.

Selfcare During Christmas – Don’t forget to make time for you! People want the best of you, not the rest of you.

30 Ways to Make Christmas Meaningful – Don’t forget what it’s all about.





Lucille Zimmerman is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a private practice in Littleton, CO and an affiliate faculty teacher at Colorado Christian University.

She is also the author of Renewed: Finding Your Inner Happy in an Overwhelmed World. Through practical ideas and relatable anecdotes, readers can better understand their strengths and their passions—and address some of the underlying struggles or hurts that make them want to keep busy or minister to others to the detriment of themselves. Renewed can help nurture those areas of women’s lives to use them better for work, family, and service. It gives readers permission to examine where they spend their energy and time, and learn to set limits and listen to “that inner voice."