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Holidays and Family

Finding Our Way Home

Birute Regine | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Birute Regine

The holiday season is a time to go home and be with family or friends, a journey that begins with the best of intentions. We look forward to all those parties and shared meals, all those gatherings where the room is abuzz with conversations as everyone catches up on news.

How To Have The Best Holiday Season Ever

Maria Nemeth, Ph.D. | Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Nemeth, Ph.D.

"How am I going to make it through the holidays?" It's a common cry. But wait. What if it doesn't have to be like this at all? What if you could have the holiday season be a time of ease, satisfaction, and fun? Does this sound too good to be true?

Trim Your Christmas 'Three': A Crucial Tip for Holiday Survival

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

Just like abstaining from carbs will trim your waist in two weeks, trimming three from your family relationships will decrease your load of "dirty laundry" in the same amount of time. Keep it up between now and New Year's Day, and you'll coast through the holidays like Santa on a sleigh.

Home For The Holiday Weekend? 5 Tips For Not (Completely) Losing It

Dr. Paula Bloom | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Paula Bloom

You do yoga, drink green tea, and read every self-improvement book that comes out. You have it together, you are evolved, and you've got the whole emotional intelligence thing under control. And then the fourth Thursday of November approaches. Yup, it's time to go home for the holidays.

Empty Chair At The Dinner Table? 5 Ways To Cope With Loss Over The Holidays

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Causes of vacancy come in endless iterations and are particularly poignant during the holidays. You may be left staring death in the face. Or, perhaps your loss involves a loved one that lives far away and finances are insufficient to bring them to your door.