Dealing With the Holidays

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The holiday season can be a stressful time for a variety of different reasons. Learn ways to cope with different situations and stressors.

Dealing with Holiday Weight Gain

With so many treats and so many gatherings revolving around food, holiday weight gain can be hard to avoid.

    • Your Quick Holiday Workout 
      If you're crunched for time during the holiday season, a little circuit training can go a long way. Learn how to do it right.

    Dealing with SAD

    Many people feel the effects of shortened days with less sunlight. Learn more about Seasonal Affective Disorder and how to cope with its symptoms.

    Dealing with Grief

    The holiday season can be extra hard if you're dealing with a recent loss or a stressful situation like infertility. Learn ways to cope (and help others cope) with carrying this extra sadness during a celebratory time.

    Dealing with Stress and Burnout

    With family gatherings and to-do lists that never seem to end, the holidays can pile on more stress than seems possible for so short a time.

    • Getting Together with Family 
      Family times are dreaded by some because of the memories which they bring back. Leonard Holmes suggests ways to manage family-related holiday stress.
    • Prevent Holiday Burnout 
      Is your holiday season more manic than merry? If you have too much to do and too little time, read these suggestions.

    Dealing with Illness

    When you're in pain or struggling with addiction, the holiday season can pose extra challenges.

    • Holiday Dangers 
      Ways to keep the holiday season a lot safer when dealing with Alcoholism

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