The tumult of the holidays has ended, and the metaphorical dust has settled. Even so, you may feel residual stress hanging over your head.

Perhaps your relationships were one of your main sources of stress during the holidays. If you find yourself dreading the next round of winter gatherings with friends or family, read on. However, keep in mind that articles and blog posts are not substitutes for professional help.

Ask IFAS has free and research-based articles on a range of relationship topics. These publications cover subjects such as healthy relationshipsinterpersonal communicationeffective listening, and relationship problems.

Additionally, Blogs.IFAS has a helpful post on youth mental health first aid.

UF/IFAS Extension provides online resources on managing relationships, healthy living, money matters, and more.

The UF Employee Assistance Program is available to UF faculty and staff. The UF Counseling & Wellness Center and U Matter, We Care are there for current UF students.

For more information on personal and professional wellness, check out publications from the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences. To learn more about issues that affect quality of life, Ask IFAS.

by Amanda Quintos

Source: UF/IFAS Pest Alert

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