TO AVOID THE HOLIDAY BLUES
Everyone who has listened to Christmas music knows that the holidays are supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year.” But if family gatherings, shopping trips and Christmas carols don’t exactly leave you feeling merry and bright, you’re not alone.
When holiday stressors threaten to taint your white Christmas with shades of blue, take control. Following are a few tips from Jeremy Cottle, Ph.D, licensed clinical social worker and CEO of Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital in Utah, for avoiding all-too-common holiday depression.
By Breanna Olaveson