The Thanksgiving Dichotomy: Gratitude vs. Stress [Infographic]

Published on: 20 Nov 2015
The Thanksgiving Dichotomy_ Gratitude vs. Stress [Infographic]

At Thanksgiving, there are things you are incredibly grateful for: an excuse to gorge yourself on delicious treats; time off from work; reuniting with the friends and family members you love.

And then there are the things you need to pretend to be thankful for: that relative who always asks why you’re still single or when you’ll have children; that dry, flavorless stuffing you’re expected to eat and praise every. single. year; perhaps driving to multiple celebrations in the same day.

Thanksgiving presents a challenge: feeling gratitude has proven mental health benefits, but certain parts of this holiday can be so taxing. Read on to find a middle ground.

The Thanksgiving Dichotomy: Gratitude vs. Stress [infographic]

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