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Posted on Dec 23, 2014 in Depression, Family, Holidays, Parenting, Stress

5 Steps to Avoid Holiday Blues During Christmas

Christmas holidays are the best time of the year when you can enjoy good food and share gifts with family. With age our memories grow and we sit back during Christmas with family and friends to relive those happy and sad memories. But despite our best intentions sometimes things turn out different when relatives pick up fights due to their children or old resentments and then everyone is left with anger and disappointment. Below are a few simple precautions you can take to avoid holiday blues. Invite people who get along Who wants to go to a party with people you would avoid on the road? When you know certain people do not get along with each other do not invite them at the same time. Be ready for complaints and bickering No family is perfect and if you are planning on inviting your extended family home during Christmas, be prepared for complaints about messy habits, noisy children, dirty bathrooms and broken toys. Getting upset will not solve the...

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