I am starting to feel the stress of the holidays come on and I'm being asked to spend more time at home but also pressured at work and have some unhappy clients. How do I manage this?? Feel I'm between a rock and a hard place.

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Family first. I have a husband but we don't have kids, and I still make sure that I'm spending time with him and vice versa. We have created a schedule for what's a reasonable expectation for when we are home and have dinner and we stick to it with about 30 min forgiveness period for lateness if it's a tough day. We have both met it religiously because your customers do not love you back.

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Struggling with the very same thing. Doing my best to set boundaries where I can. Blocking time off my calendar ahead of time. Deciding when I can give and when I will take.

Definitely easier (and harder) for me though because I don’t have a family.

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