The holidays are a time of joy and cheer, but for some, they can be a source of sadness and depression. This phenomenon is known as holiday blues, and it affects a large number of people every year.

Whether it’s due to a lack of family or friends, the pressure to be happy, or something else entirely, it’s important to recognize the signs of holiday blues and take steps to manage them.

One of the most common signs of holiday blues is feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. The holidays can be a hectic time, with endless to-do lists and activities. This can lead to feelings of burnout and exhaustion, which can be difficult to manage. It’s important to take time for yourself during the holidays and make sure to get enough rest. Taking breaks from the hustle and bustle of the season can help you recharge and refocus.

Another common sign of holiday blues is feeling isolated and lonely. What are some holiday blues have you found in your life?

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About the Author: Milton Timoteo
As a licensed therapist and clinical director with over a decade of experience, I am skilled in providing counseling to individuals, families, and groups, as well as conducting psychosocial assessments and consulting with multi-disciplinary treatment teams. I have a strong background in working with clients facing a range of issues, including trauma, addictions, mood disorders, and domestic violence. In addition to my therapeutic skills, I have also developed strong managerial skills, including account management, advertising, budgeting, billing, and training. I have a proven track record of helping clients improve their mental health and well-being, and I am dedicated to providing high-quality care to those in need.

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