No matter how much joy we derive from the holidays, they can be a source of stress that at times can be staggering. The Mayo Clinic offers 10 tips to cope with stress and depression at this time of year.
Acknowledge your feelings. If someone close to you has recently died or you can't be with loved ones, realize that it’s normal to feel sadness and grief. You can’t force yourself to be happy just because it’s the holiday season.