One of the Most Emotional Times of the Year

Updated: Jan 30

Holidays are fraught with heightened expectations of all sorts: gifts, time commitments, job responsibilities, family and personal needs.

Many persons are struggling with some painful memories of the holiday season.

Blogger and author, Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW writes of those experiences in her November 20, 2020 piece, which resonates with so many folx.

Surviving Painful Holiday Emotions

If you're still feeling overwhelmed and need additional support, please reach out and speak to a professional.

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There are many trained persons out there to help. If you're feeling overwhelmed, but not in crisis, please reach out to a professional to talk to and build your support system.

Take care, and stay safe,


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Pic 1: Photo by Larisa Birta on Unsplash

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