Oh no! My critical mother-in-law is to visit.

Having a critical mother-in-law visit can be painful if you have any doubts about yourself and take her criticisms seriously. Once you feel comfortable in yourself, she cannot sting you. You understand her need to criticise and can easily deflect her negativity.


How to avoid financial stress at Christmas

Overspending at Christmas can turn a good time into a stressful time once all the celebrations are over. Emotionally healthy people do not overspend. They work out what they can afford and stick to it. They are over creative in their gift giving. Lack of money can actually drive creativity.