Holiday Blues

What are your plans for the holidays? That question can be a stabbing knife or a soothing song. Did that question bring a smile to your face? Or make you want to cry? The most wonderful time of the year can also be the loneliest time of the year. It is possible to be blessed and thankful, but feel alone during this time of the year. The holidays can invoke a feeling of loneliness and melancholy. Yes, we are heading into the most wonderful time of the year with Thanksgiving and Christmas, but what about… Photo by Brigitte Tohm on Pexels.com The holiday blues, they creep in and seep in making you feel blue. This feeling whether you have no family, divorced, your loved one died, or you can’t make it home for the holidays. Maybe you suffer from depression. Whatever your reason, I know first hand how you can be thankful, blessed, and grateful, but still feel blue during the holidays. How do you shake this feeling of being alone, when all your mind does is think of all the fun everyone else is having. How to Beat the Holiday Blues
  1. Consciously practice gratitude
  2. Don’t compare your life to others
  3. Acknowledge your feelings, but don’t dwell in them
  4. Make a gratitude board
  5. Exercise
  6. Go for a walk
  7. Rest
  8. Listen to music
  9. Remember you are loved, and it’s  okay to ask for helpHappy  Holidays
  • Happy  Holidays
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