Last week I promised I would share some ideas to help with awkward or challenging interactions with family or friends that sometimes pop up around the holidays.
And how better than through visuals? (Click on each image to see the author/source.)
Have an aunt who asks why you don’t have a boyfriend? Or a different job? Or a house with a white picket fence? Don’t let their definition of what you “should” be doing influence your life’s timeline:
If you have someone who says something along the lines of, “I’m just being real. I’m just being myself. You have to accept me for being me.” Remember this:
If you find yourself in the middle of a heated conversation (politics, anyone?), try these tips:
Need some one-liners to say, “No”? Click through these 8 ways to say no without apologizing:
As my wise mom always says, you can’t make everyone happy:
Along those lines:
And my personal favorite of all of these is remembering what’s in my control:
Any of these resonate with you?