December 11, 2006 10:30 ET

ACQYR: 'Tis the Season to Be Stressed

Unwrap 12 Tension-Busting Ways to Make it a Happy Holiday

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 11, 2006) - The holidays are almost here. And along with visions of sugarplum fairies comes the ideal image of families gathered together, laughter, and a wonderful dinner cooked to perfection. Unfortunately, the reality is more like maxed-out credit cards, bickering relatives, candy-cane-fueled children bouncing off the walls and a few extra pounds from turkey overload.

"People have really high expectations and tend to take on too much at once during the holiday season" explained Ronnie Nijmeh, president of ACQYR, a company specializing in stress management. "It's a time when routine goes out the window and we tend to worry about money, eat more and get less sleep. Often the holidays can be the exact opposite of what the season is about."

That's why ACQYR has created 12 easy stress-busting tips for the hectic holiday season, now available at In addition, the Toronto-based company is offering a free gift - a five-day stress management e-course.

To get more details on the 12 holiday stress tips, or to arrange an interview with Ronnie Nijmeh, contact Charlotte Riley at, or toll-free at 1.866.882.1019


ACQYR is a privately-held provider of skills development reports, training, coaching and seminars for individuals, teams and organizations. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, ACQYR collaborates with management consultants, conflict resolution experts and medical researchers to provide its series of reports on transferable skills. ACQYR's founder, Ronnie Nijmeh, is the author behind Stress Busters, a 180-page binder packed with tips for handling stress, solutions to 30 common stress triggers, self-assessments and case studies. Learn more at

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