Nov 21st, 2018
Surviving the Holidays
Many people struggle during the holidays. According to research, rates of depression and other mental health issues spike during the holidays. On this episode we discuss some ways you can prepare yourself in anticipation of getting with family over the holidays. We also remind you to have a plan for some your emotional triggers.
1. Be honest with yourself about your family.
2. Consider limiting or removing alcohol from holiday dinner.
3. Thanksgiving dinner is not the time for therapy.
4. Do not take it personal.
5. No hot button issues.
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