The winter high holy days – be they Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, or Christmas & Epiphany can be profound spiritual times of gathering, celebrating together, and welcoming the New Year to come.

They can also be a sugary stress-filled blur of trigger foods, overcommitment and confusion about just how much you should buy, decorate, and paaaarty.

Mindfulness to the rescue. Here is a tool to help you look within to find the answers that work for you.