Recognize and accept that it's normal to feel blue during the holidays.
Avoid idealizing the season and understand it's okay not to be joyful all the time.
Reach out to friends and family for support and companionship.
Prioritize self-care with activities that bring you comfort and relaxation.
Manage your holiday commitments and prioritize what feels important to you.
Helping others can boost your mood and provide a sense of purpose.
Consider creating new, enjoyable traditions for the season.
If needed, consult a mental health professional for guidance and support.
Overindulging can worsen mood swings and fatigue.
Have activities or goals to look forward to after the holiday season ends.