As many people are writing at the beginning of their articles now, the holidays are here again. With this information, it can create a great amount of joy. After all, we are all familiar with the “Christmas spirit.” However, when you have mental health issues, there are many, many other things to worry about. In … Continue reading Making It Through The Get-Togethers During The Holidays
The holiday season is a bad time for me because nearly three years ago my mum died just after Christmas. Since this time if I am honest, I have not celebrated it like I used to. It has left a massive void in my heart. But this year although I feel sad, I am going … Continue reading How do I deal and manage my mental health during the holidays?
The holidays can be a trying time of the year for some more than others. While some are jolly, admiring the lights, sales, and get-together, others are dreading the thought of the season even approaching. The end of the year holiday season with its shorter days, cooler weather, and past traumas trigger an uncomfortable reality … Continue reading Surviving the Holidays: Questions and Tactics to Navigating Your Mental Wellness
The holidays can be very difficult for people who suffer from mental health troubles. I have anxiety and I get occasional panic attacks, which are a lot better now but they can still crop up from time to time when I’m under more stress than usual. Mostly when I have a heavy workload or worried … Continue reading How I Protect My Mental Health During The Holidays
So many can feel it bright and merry for me my dear friend it’s the opposite, quite contrary. Because Mental illness does not take a Holiday.
“Why doesn’t someone write something that tells the truth and offers honest answers to avoiding stress during the holidays that aren’t wrapped up in layers of touchy-feely hogwash?” And so I did.
Try to remember that the season isn’t about making plans and being stressed out. It’s about enjoying the time with your family as you celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Understanding what is happening and having a plan to make it through can increase the sense of control and decrease your anxiety as well as your loved one.
The holidays isn’t always an easy time for some people.
The holiday season almost upon us, it can also be a time when our stress levels can be really put to the test. Sometimes there’s a perfectly legitimate reason for holiday stress like empty bank accounts, parties, shopping, cooking, cleaning, entertaining or travelling interstate or overseas to see our love ones. With some practical tips, … Continue reading How to mentally prepare for the Holidays