Avoiding the Holiday blues

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Avoiding the Holiday blues The holidays are a time full of “laughter and cheer” right? Well, even though that may be the case for many of santa’s little helpers, there are also people who find themselves feeling depressed, sad, lonely, or just plain “blue”. The holiday season is also a busier and more stressful time. We have more things to do, more things to buy, there is more traffic, parking is more difficult, stores are crowded and we wait longer. The extra demands on our time, attention, energy and...

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Depression and the Holidays

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For most people, the holiday season is a time of joy and happiness, filled with parties, presents and family functions.  For some, however, this time of year can be hard to bear.  Whether it’s because of stress, loneliness or anxiety about the future, holiday depression can happen to anyone at any time. A recent article on Depression-Guide.com highlights some important facts about holiday depression. These include: Seniors are more prone to holiday depression. Women are more susceptible to holiday...

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