video meeting between coworkers working from home Taking a breather from work can help nurture team relationships and culture while giving employees an opportunity to unwind a bit during an otherwise stressful time.(Photo: Shutterstock)

For many people, the holidays can be challenging even in normal circumstances. Considering the current situation with COVID-19 and other ongoing issues across the country, we find ourselves in uncharted territory this year. Many of these circumstances are out of our control, but that does not make them easier to manage or relieve the anxiety employees may feel over what the holidays will look like this season. Not only can the resulting stress impact employees' emotional and mental well-being, but it also has the potential to spill over into the workplace.

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