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How to Do the Holidays When You Want to Run and Hide

How to Deal with Holiday Depression & Anxiety. The holidays are not always easy, due to depression, sadness, grief, anxiety, or stress. Here are ways to cope.

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I was doing better, but the Holiday season is here again. And the pain of losing you is back with a vengeance...

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Depression and the Holiday Season

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Sometimes this happens - sometimes my soul is just tired. Often confused with "Depressed" often the intuitive self is calling for "Deep Rest". Listen to your needs... Allow yourself time and patience to heal.

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This is me in a crowd. Restaurants, stores, potlucks where there are too many people and not enough air. Just got to escape!

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I'm not really a quiet person, so when I'm quiet, there's a reason, but no one knows, no one hears, no one asks, and no one cares.

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Depression and the Holiday Season

Sometimes the holiday season brings sadness instead of joy. How to recognize the symptoms in ourselves and in loved ones.

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When everyone around you is a picture of festive merriment and cheer, depression can feel especially isolating. That's why it's especially important to look after yourself at this time of year. It's also worth remembering, that under the novelty jumpers, glitter and mistletoe, others are struggling too - but are putting on a smile (and a pair of reindeer deelyboppers) for the sake of everybody else. You're less alone than you think. [image courtesy of]

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Tips for thriving through the holiday season while grieving. #grief #support #livemore

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7 Practical Tips for Relieving Holiday Depression

Emotional Health Columnist Therese Borchard offers some tips on how to relieve holiday depression and stay emotionally resilient during December.

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