Beat the Holiday Blues: 10 Bah Humbug Busters

How to find happiness when you just want to hide under the Christmas tree (12 Photos)

Kimberly Dawn Neumann on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:24PM

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Beat the Holiday Blues: 10 Bah Humbug Busters

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Has your 'Tis the Season spirit taken a sabbatical? With all the over-eating, over-spending and over-socializing this time of year, it’s normal for your otherwise happy disposition to fall prey to stress and depression, says Dr. Alice Domar, co-author of Live a Little and Director of the Domar Center for Mind/Body Health in Waltham, Mass.  “Many of us idealize things, fanaticizing that the holidays will be as simple and magical as they were when we were kids,” she says. “But then we get slammed with the real realities of the season -- all the holiday tasks and obligations we’ll need to complete -- and these often-overwhelming things can halt a happy mood.” To shed a seasonal funk and better enjoy your holidays, try out some of these smart expert tips.

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