Feeling overwhelmed this Thanksgiving? Where do you go for Thanksgiving dinner?
How do you not overeat? (And if you do, how can you not feel so guilty about it?)
How can you deal with that relative you just hate?
Thanksgiving is a time of the year for many familys to reconnect, but it's also
a stressful time for many. Our annual Coping with Thanksgiving Guide
will help you with some of the most
common Thanksgiving-related issues. So while we can't improve your family,
perhaps we can improve your mood and help you get through the holiday with
your sanity intact! Have a Happy Thanksgiving -- or at least one that has just a little
less stress this year.
General Holiday Coping
Eating and Drinking
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Over the Holidays
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- Celebrating Safely with Alcohol
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Children and Family
Relationships & Loneliness
By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on
23 Nov 2014
Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
-- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross