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Holiday Blues? Get Help.

Holiday Blues? Get Help.

Holidays are a time for celebration but for some they can be a very difficult time. If fatigue, financial limitations and family tensions
are making you blue instead of merry, 2-1-1 has numerous
community agencies that offer counseling services for you individuals feeling down this Holiday season. Check out these tips:

People develop holiday stress responses such as headaches, excessive drinking, overeating, and difficulty sleeping. To cope with stress and depression, keep the following tips in mind:


·        Keep your holiday expectations manageable by setting realistic goals for
         yourself. Organize your time and prioritize the important activities.

·        Focus on the present instead of what has happened in the past.

·        Do something for others by volunteering your time to help those in need.

 

·        Try something new and celebrate the holidays in a different way.

·        Save time for yourself to relax and recharge.


Posted On : 12/5/11
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