The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year – but they can be the most stressful, too.  With lots of presents to buy, parties to attend, and dinners to host, December is undeniably one of the busiest months in our calendar.  Still, it’s important to enjoy this time of year and not let the extra responsibilities leave you feeling more swamped than cheerful.  Click “Next” to see 7 easy ways to feel less busy this holiday season.

1. Do one thing at a time

Make a list and check it twice.  Then prioritize and tackle one thing at a time.  Trying to do too much all at once only adds to the feeling of being overwhelmed.  Instead, be realistic about what you can accomplish each day, and as you complete a task, enjoy the feeling of crossing it off your list.  This ensures that you’re taking on the most important things first – and gives you the pleasure of seeing just how much you’ve finished at the end of every day. Do one thing at a time