Tips For Coping With Holiday Stress And Depression

By Darlene Lancer,JD, MFT

The stress of the holidays triggers sadness and depression for many people. This time of year is especially difficult because there’s an expectation of feeling merry and generous. People compare their emotions to what they assume others are experiencing or what they’re supposed to feel and then think that they alone fall short. They judge themselves and feel like an outsider. There’re a host of things that add to stress and difficult emotions during the holidays.

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Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT
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