The holiday season is often thought of as a happy time, and although it can be filled with joy and love, it can also leave people feeling overwhelmed and anxious.
The holidays, the time of year, and being around loved ones can create the perfect storm and trigger both large and small traumas and their accompanying symptoms.
Here are some tips on how to get through the holiday season as smoothly as possible:
- Make sure you have an escape plan.
- Make self-care a priority.
- Don’t miss appointments with your therapist.
- Let loved ones know how they can support you.
There is no right or wrong way to enjoy the holidays.
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