Dial Down Your Holiday Stress
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|Mon, 11-26-2012 - 10:59am|
Are you dealing with holiday stress? According to this Health Day News article, you can help ease the stress by toning down your expectations. ""Overly high expectations for the holidays -- be it around the food, the gifts or the family relationships -- can trigger anxiety and even depression," said Dr. Mallay Occhiogrosso, a psychiatrist at the Payne Whitney Clinic at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City, in a medical center news release. "Prioritizing self-care is important, as well as dialing down those unrealistic 'Hallmark holiday' fantasies." MORE
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