Ho, ho, no – the holidays are supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s not uncommon to get a case of the sads.
Family therapist Tina Alvarado says stress and depression often go hand in hand when family is involved. And with SWFL still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, it’s a double whammy for some. “The key is to try to be mindful of when your stress rises so you can take the necessary steps to care for yourself.”
Here is an important Holiday Survival Guide to help you find the ‘Merry’ this Christmas.
– Vikki Locke, C2 Communications