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Mental Health Life Hacks for the Holidays

Over the past few days, we’ve shared strategies for getting through the holidays more comfortably at work and at home. If you’re looking for more ideas for how to get through the next couple weeks Annekatrin of Konstitutionelle Anarchie shares this great selection of tips and tricks to the holidays easier. The first half of […]

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A Holiday Survival Guide, Part Two: Family

By Elisabeth Flannagan, MS Ed., LAC You’re not alone if you feel under-enthusiastic about partaking in holiday cheer. Between the gaudy decorations, the same three Christmas songs on repeat, and the obnoxiously happy people flitting around, it’s no surprise that there’s spike in mental health issues around the holidays. This is a two-part survival guide […]

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A Holiday Survival Guide, Part One: Work

By Elisabeth Flannagan, MS Ed., LAC You’re not alone if you feel under-enthusiastic about partaking in holiday cheer. Between the gaudy decorations, the same three Christmas songs on repeat, and the obnoxiously happy people flitting around, it’s no surprise that there’s spike in mental health issues around the holidays. This is the first article in […]

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‘Where the Love Light Gleams’ is a Free Holiday e-Care Package for LGBTQIA Folks

The holidays can be a wonderful, joyous time — but if that’s not the case for you, you’re far from alone. We’ll be looking at different strategies for holiday stressors as the week goes on. For a lot of queer people, the holidays can bring up particularly difficult issues and memories. The folks at Everyone […]

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Target and Others Move Toward Autism-Friendly Holiday Shopping

Christmas shopping at the mall isn’t always the best experience. Traffic, lines, crowds, awful music and pushy people would probably fill out the Family Feud list of reasons for shopping online during the holidays, but they can also be showstoppers for some of us — particularly folks who are coping with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). […]

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