Christmas is around the corner, and your excited and ready for the occasion. Your feeling psyched up and preparing for this season as it is a time to show love and have fun with friends and family. However, with the buildup of pressure and anxiety, it is not going to be a smooth ride for everyone as it is not going to be a wonderful time. You may have had a stressful year, and it is time to celebrate and have a memorable ending. Nevertheless, the current problems that you face can lead to a difficult time, especially when you’re in pain and see other’s celebrating and having a good time. Most of the people affected by this blues are those going through a hard time in life be it a divorce, bereavement or mental illness.
If you are feeling lonely, it is important to know that you are not the only one experiencing these feeling as statistics show that there is an increase in levels of anxiety and depression during this period. It is good to get involved in activities and help at home with the preparations so as to have a good time. This may include;
- Helping out with the food preparations
- Helping a friend get the house and garden in order
- Organizing for volunteer activities in the nursing home
- Take some time to enjoy hobbies which take your interest
- Take some time to rest and put your feet up