By Jennifer Sax
The holidays are a wonderful time to relax with friends and spend time with family. However, the holidays are also a time when to-do lists get longer, calendars are crowded, and managing everything can feel almost impossible. Keeping track of the times and dates of holiday parties, remembering your shopping list, finding time to clean the house, and recalling the ingredients for grandma’s famous casserole recipe are just a few of the tasks you will likely be faced with this holiday season. When life gets busy, as it inevitably will during the holiday season, a person’s executive functioning skills are put to the test.
So how can you manage all of this without becoming overwhelmed? Use these strategies to get ahead of the holiday hustle and bustle and make a plan to help everything feel more manageable.
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