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Catawba Psychology Professor Shares Tips for Healthier Holidays

June 11, 2012

Category: Faculty, Psychology


By Hugh Fisher, for the Salisbury Post

The holidays bring with them joy and splendor, warm memories and favorite songs, comfort foods and family memories.

And colds, the flu, worries over extra holiday pounds and not enough extra in the bank ... the fatigue and stress of seeing and doing all there is to do.

WoodThe challenge for many Americans is not just enjoying the season, but surviving it.

Erin Wood, assistant professor of psychology at Catawba College, said that two of the keys to happier, healthier holidays are positive attitude and realistic expectations. Read more...


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