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Best of Our Blogs: January 31, 2012

By Brandi-Ann Uyemura, M.A.
Associate Editor

This may be a difficult time of year for some. You may be getting over the holiday hangover, grappling with the guilt from unmet resolutions, dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder and feeling anxious about the upcoming February holiday.

There’s that and all the other things you’re dealing with — managing your emotions, getting unstuck, deciding whether to stick through your relationship or end it and learning how to accept yourself and your body. That’s a lot of stuff to deal with.

The good news is that you don’t have to solve every single problem today. The good news is that everyone is a work-in-progress and we have time to work through it. A therapist once said, “If the only thing you ever do in your life is to learn how to cope with all the things you’ve been through that will be enough.”

I hope to pass that same message on to you. Each one of the posts below will help ease you into a different issue of your life. It may not miraculously change things, but if you read it and lean into it slightly, that will be enough.

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Best of Our Blogs: January 31, 2012

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  1. I enjoyed the article and have recently wrote about seasonal affective disorder as well. Interestingly we see this in Arizona and sometimes with patients transitioning from the Spring to the Summer. This is interesting because a good percentage of SAD is typically associated with the long, dark winter months.

    Nice read!

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