Christmas Self-Care: Energy, Time, Emotion & Money

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Holiday Self-Care Tips

This page of self-care tips is for everyone who finds Halloween, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day an unhappy experience. I looked for quotes that go against what most people say and think about the holiday season. I wrote these to help you pick those strategies that seem most suitable… Read More

Holiday Myths Held by People with Trauma

This page of holiday myths is for everyone who finds Halloween, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day an unhappy experience. I listed this series of false beliefs about the holidays because false beliefs tend to act as self-judgment. They often end up as an abusive stick to criticize yourself with… Read More

Holiday Quotes for People for Whom the Holidays Are Difficult

This page of quotes is for everyone who finds Halloween, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day an unhappy experience. I looked for quotes that go against what most people say and think about the holiday season. Most of my life’s work has been spent with people who experienced abuse, trauma,… Read More

Holidays for Adults with Unhappy Holiday Memories

Self-Care to Reduce Holiday Stress Yesterday I went to physical therapy. Yes, physical therapy. AGAIN. There were beautiful huge pumpkins decorating the waiting room. One on each side of the door. Today is a day in the last week of September. Halloween is at the end of next month! The holidays are coming! Thanksgiving movies… Read More