Operational Updates


How to Reduce your Holiday Stress

Step Back and Take a Deep Breath


The holidays can be an enormously stressful time of year. Gift-giving, financial strain with extra expenses, social expectations with family and professional events… the barrage of seasonal pressures can push even the calmest and coolest among us to their limits.

Eight out of 10 people anticipate stress during the holidays according to the American Psychological Association. 

From gift giving challenges to minimizing social stressors and anxiety, read December's newsletter from Homewood Health offering up tips to manage the stress that comes with the season.

Read more: How to Reduce your Holiday Stress

Homewood Health is the Selkirk College Employee & Family Assistance Provider (EFAP). Homewood Health puts out an easy-to-read monthly newsletter that provides tips and information that make life healthier and happier. 

The services Homewood Health provide are included in your benefit package and there are plenty of great resources available. You can head to their website for more information.

If you have any questions on Homewood Health or your benefits please contact Paula Quist in the HR Department.