‘Tis the Season for Holiday Blues: Here’s How to Cope

Tips to help you survive the holiday blues

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Christmas and other winter holidays can take a toll on your mental health. Stores are crowded, expectations are high, and financial stressors are everywhere. In fact, more than 6 out of 10 adults suffer from the holiday blues, a temporary period of anxiety or sadness during the holiday season.

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