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Seasonal Affective Disorder and the Holiday Blues: 5 tips to avoid the Holiday Blues by Dan Lukasik Posted Mon 24 Dec 2012 10:49am Learn more about Seasonal Affective Disorder, caused by too little sunshine, can increase the suffering of people already predisposed to the holiday blues.   Read the Blog Read on »
Holiday Blues: How’s Your Post-Holiday Mental Health? by Kim Wolinski, MSW "Dr. DeClutter" Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:32pm Mental Health care increases 30-35% during January and early February. Over the past few decades, typically 80% of psychiatric and psychological problems are related to marriage and family, and the rest to professional and job conflicts. Now, we can add major financial debocals and recession and, and, and . . . Here are some simple TO DO TI ... Read on »
Post Holiday Blues by Clueless C. Health Maven Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 12:00am Holiday let down the day after Christmas? How to Beat Post Holiday Depression: 5 Tips to Head Off the Blues (from Associated Content) 1. Compile memories With all of the pictures you have collected just hanging out on your camera, don't wait to get them on your computer or into a scrapbook. Lookin ... Read on »
Bye-Bye, Holiday Blues... This is Filling Fast! Announcing Sweeter Holiday Summit by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 05 Nov 2010 2:13am Let’s face it, every holiday season, many women and men over spend, overeat, get anxious, depressed, drink too much alcohol, gain five pounds or so, get in a fight with a relative or loved one, become overwhelmed and have no time for themselves. When the holidays are over, they may even need a vacation from their vacation b ... Read on »
Positive Psychologist And Author Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Offers 8 Tips To Overcome Holiday Blues by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Mon 13 Jan 2014 9:48am Positive Psychologist And Author Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Offers 8 Tips To Overcome Holiday Blues – Read on »
Holiday blues and serious depression: Know the difference by Tom D. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:32pm While many people experience holiday blues, more than 19 million Americans of all ages suffer from depression and are likely to have even more severe symptoms during the holidays, compared to other times of the year, health professionals say. It is essential to recognize the difference between holiday blues and serious depression and to k ... Read on »
“Holiday blues” are not depression by Dr. Richard Keller Medical Doctor Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 1:35pm The “holiday blues” are not depression; they are a symptom of an acute situational disturbance. Unmet expectations, feelings of loss of what once was (or what is “remembered” to have once been), over-spending, over-celebrating can all contribute to the development of the “holiday blues”. However, the “blues” can be superimposed on (chronic) ... Read on »
The Holiday Blues & Give 'til It Hurts by Selena Facebook Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 2:43am Image via Wikipedia In my post The Holiday Blues & What You Can Do , one of the holiday coping strategies I suggested was: Tap into the spirit of the season: share your time, talents and unwanted items, volunteer with your church or local non-profit Now perhaps you are mostly home-bound like me and thinking to yourself, 'How in the wo ... Read on »
Question of the Week: Do You Have the Holiday Blues? by Selena Facebook Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 3:27am Image via Wikipedia Welcome to the holiday season. Last week I asked if you were ready for the holidays. This week I am wondering if this time of year is getting you down. If you are feeling down, I can relate... You see, in 2004, three days before Christmas, my Dad died from complications for Alzheimer's disease. It was a bittersweet ... Read on »
Post holiday blues by Angel31 Posted Mon 03 Jan 2011 1:55pm Today I seem to have beaten the caffeine / refined sugar withdrawal head ache I’ve had for the last couple of days. Apart from my lingering cold I’m feeling really good eating all of this healthy food! I also took all the Christmas decorations down which left me feeling sad,the room looked so empty. Its back to work for me tomorrow too – I’ve d ... Read on »