Mindset Tips for Hallmark Holiday Syndrome

Sam Saenz
3 min readDec 25, 2022

Life isn’t always a holiday movie.

No matter how you spend the holidays this year, I hope you rid yourself of what my therapist and I call the “Hallmark holiday” syndrome.

That is all the pressure and expectations that come with this time of year. We’ve been programmed since birth by our family and the media (especially the media) that the holidays have to look a

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Sam Saenz

UX Content Designer (https://samsaenz.com), Travel & Food Writer (https://eatwelladventureoften.com), and NLP (mindset) practitioner in Miami, Florida.