Christmas often has stress around it. Improve your conversation style to help change some of those stressful situations. Stress is not only with family, but also with colleagues as the year comes to a close. Nelisha gives 'three steps to improving conversational dynamics in your family' that can also be used at work.
"For some of us, Christmas is the most stressful time of the year partly because we feel obliged to spend time with our extended family. At best, we may feel they have little in common with us, and at worst, they may make us feel inadequate, ashamed, angry, or irritable...."