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Christmas Blues

Grief Is Funny That Way: The Holiday Edition

Lynn LaPlante Allaway | Posted 12.27.2016 | Parents
Lynn LaPlante Allaway

So if you're reading this and hurting with grief this holiday season, I want you to know...I understand. I get it. How can I help you?

Restoring Faith to the Approaching Holidays

Dr. Michael B. Brown | Posted 12.01.2016 | Religion
Dr. Michael B. Brown

How do we cope with what some call "the holiday blues"? Perhaps one key to keeping the holidays in balance and in proper perspective is to appeal to our faith, which obviously is where the holidays were meant to be focused in the first place.

5 Ways To Beat The Holiday Blues

Lee Gaitan | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Lee Gaitan

If all the holiday displays of red and green have left you feeling bluer than blue, take heart because you are not alone. While no formal studies have been conducted on the incidence of the "holiday blues," a mental health expert I recently talked to was quick to say it is not an unusual occurrence.

Zen and the Art of Writing an Obituary

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

Like so many other people I know, the holiday season is by far he most difficult time of the year for me. Seeing the stores and promenades decked and...

I'm Making The Most Of My 'Free Time' This Year

Ben Clarke | Posted 03.02.2014 | Teen
Ben Clarke

I often find myself humiliated when I'm asked, "What did you get up to over the holidays?," and I reply with an explanation of my varying sleeping patterns and a story about getting leg cramp from my desk chair.

Holiday Blues: Dealing With Crisis In December

Third Age | Posted 12.15.2011 | Fifty

I have had a lot of experience with sick people at the holidays. Five years ago my husband was recovering from a knee replacement and could barely hob...