When the Holidays Seem Less Than Holy

Ways to cope with the stress of the season

Blue Christmas
Many of us experience some "blues," sadness, or even depression during the holidays. Often part of the solution is to transform our idealized, unrealistic holiday expectations into personal, meaningful holiday expectations that really reflect our own deeply felt values.

Grief During the Holidays
During the holidays, those of us with hurting lives need to find a way through.

Holiday Survival Guide
Holidays are supposed to be a joyous, happy time, filled with warmth and laughter. Yet, for many, the emotions present are often tension, anger, disappointment, sadness, disillusionment, and even incompetence. What happens that turns these holy days into horrid days? And what can be done to keep that from happening?