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The holiday season should be a joyous time for many, yet it can also bring about undue stress for some.

There are many factors for sources of stress and one of the most common is winter weather. Lynn Scoville, Executive Director of the DeWitt County Human Resource Center, notes everyone should take advantage when brighter weather conditions come around.

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Gift-giving can also provide stress during the Christmas season and Scoville encourages families to make a budget and stick to it. Homemade gifts can also provide a money-saving alternative to the latest gadget.

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Eating right and exercising is also a helpful way to combat stress over the holiday season according to Scoville.

Anyone needing assistance with these and other issues can call HRC at 217-935-9496.

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