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Navigating Health and Holiday Emotions

What makes us so "merry" during the holidays? Studies show that spending time with loved ones and engaging in religious activities bring us the most positive emotions this time of year. However, the same research shows that we don't experience any less negative emotions during this time.


Teladoc Health provides some self-care ideas in this article, to help navigate our emotions through the holiday season including the following:

  • Recognise and affirm your feelings
  • Manage expectations
  • Preserve your boundaries
  • Avoid comparison
  • Be kind to yourself
  • Give back

If you read to the end you will find four cozy and warming recipes at the end of the article.

Happy Holidays!


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