Managing Holiday Stress and Finding Joy

Tammy Besio, Laura Cullen, Kelsey Hopkins and More!

With trauma everywhere, we thought it would be helpful to focus on relieving stress and finding joy this month! The Worcester ACTs team and friends will be sharing their best strategies for letting go of worry, being in the moment and finding reasons to be joyful. We hope you will join us to learn about EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), also called Tapping, Zentangle, a meditative art form, Executive Function Tools and more. We would love to hear how you manage in troubled times- like a virtual cookie swap for the spirit!

Deb Falzoi is a Social Work student with a specialty in helping targets of workplace abuse and bullying. She has a popular tiktok and will share a poem about embodied mindfulness.

Tammy Besio-uses Zentangle to manage stress and create beautiful art! This is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.

Laura A. Cullen- helps men, woman and children identify, connect to and transform their anger and frustrations into Power using EFT- the emotional freedom technique. You can read her story of overcoming and learn more about the benefits of tapping at

Winona Abrams leads a weekly pain management group and is a member of RVing women- traveling around the country in an RV. She always has something she is looking forward to. She’ll share a guided meditation.

Kelsey Hopkins is an Ambassador of Joy!