If you're struggling with all the festive commitments, you might be experiencing Christmas burnout.
The thing you probably want most is to say no and stay home for a day, especially during this festive season when life gets so chaotic and busy. Yet saying no to these events is easier said than done. Plus, it's especially difficult objecting to outings with our loved ones and close friends.
Jacqui Manning is the resident psychologist at Connected Women, an organisation that facilitates friendships for women over 50 through a range of online and in person events. She also has over 20 years of experience in this field. And with this in mind, she certainly has a bit of expertise when it comes to managing all things burnout. We posed our biggest questions to her, and she shares with Mamamia all her best tips and advice.
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Is it common to struggle with saying no?
Simple answer: yes. it's super common.