Have an emotionally healthy Christmas

MIND, the mental health charity, estimates that over a quarter of people in the UK (28% of us) feel the pressure to have the ‘perfect Christmas’, rising to 48% of those with a mental health condition.

Christmas can be fun, but it can also be a time of additional stress and anxiety, with extra pressure to please others and unreasonable expectations about our relationships too.

The emphasis on ‘family’ at this time of year may signal gifts and socialising, but bringing t