Managing Holiday Stress: Take Care of Yourself So You Can Be There for Others

Being a volunteer first responder is stressful, and the holiday season may add to that. While it may seem like second nature to put others first, you can’t be your best for anyone else unless you take care of yourself. Take time for self-care with these tips from the National Institute of Mental Health. If you or anyone in your household needs help with any variety of work-life-volunteer stresses, the NVFC First Responder Helpline is here for you. You can also check out this webinar on Holidays and First Responders: How to Deal with Increased Stress.