Posts Tagged ‘holidays’

Grieving during the holidays

The stretch from Thanksgiving through the New Year can bring up a lot of complex emotions, especially if a loved one has recently died. As promised, here are some ideas for managing the holiday season if you’re grieving: 1. Adjust your expectations. Don’t attempt to take on your usual slate of holiday duties. Scale back.…

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Sidestepping holiday burnout

Holidays are all about the twinkling lights, the pretty snowflakes, the thoughtful presents, and the warm childhood memories … right? Maybe some eggnog thrown in there? The truth is, a lot of my clients struggle mightily with the holiday season. First of all, it’s LONG — a month, even two, during which sappy commercials and…

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