As wonderful as the holidays can be, they certainly bring about stress, anxiety and depression for some people. According to the National Alliance for Mental Illness, 3 in 5 Americans feel like their mental health is negatively impacted by the holidays. So before plowing head-first into December, take a moment to consider these holiday tips.
Holiday music has been ringing through the malls for weeks, fueling expectations of picture-perfect gatherings and glittering gift exchanges. But before we know it, our “Hallmark” visions can turn into stress-induced shopping trips, blown budgets, dietary derailments and forced family fun.