It doesn't have to end after the last gift is unwrapped.
Old family roles die hard.
Researchers refer to this phenomenon as "anniversary reactions."
From one perfectionist to another: Calm down and enjoy.
The short answer: You didn't.
Just because you'll survive the holidays doesn't mean your hair will.
What if you could start the season of festivity feeling like you had your sh*t together? What if you could easily say "no" to that last minute pain-in-the-butt request from your book club? What if it felt effortless to turn down those stale store-bought cookies sitting on the counter at work, since you know you're not going to enjoy them anyway?
As you find yourself surrounded by temptation, it's not unusual to doubt that it's even possible to be healthy through the holiday season. Diets are sure to fail and your usual healthy habits are disturbed by holiday activities, so what are you to do?