Make your holidays merrier and brighter . . .

SMU experts offer tips for enjoying the holidays while avoiding stress and tribulations.

Christmas Present

The holidays, the season of comfort, kindness and joy ... well ... not always.

Oldest Christmas Card World’s Oldest Mass-Produced Christmas Card
What is believed to be one of the first mass-produced Christmas cards — dating back more than 160 years — can be found among the extensive special collections of Bridwell Library at Southern Methodist University's Perkins School of Theology.
Angela Mitakidis
Keeping Peace in the Family
Angela Mitakidis has helped people resolve conflicts all over the world. She finds the techniques she uses to resolve international disputes are just as effective around the holiday dining table.
Sarah Feuerbacher
Avoiding Stress from Others
Here are a few tips to help you cope with your friends and others, and actually enjoy the sights, sounds, and yes, even travel of the holidays, from Sarah Feuerbacher, director of SMU's Center for Family Counseling.

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