COPING WITH THE LOSS OF Home for the Holidays
Delight Gluten Free|December 2020
A wise man once wrote, there’s no place like home for the holidays, but this year, unfortunately that’s not the case. With the CDC recommending that we don’t head home this holiday season, the typically joyous time of year that we could all really use has to be put on pause.
Dr. Tara Swart

The type of stress and anxiety faced for the holiday 2020 season is unlike anything we’ve ever experienced and that means it’s necessary for us to find a new way to cope. First and foremost, it’s important to recognize that this major change to our norm is akin to our brain going through stages of grief. Because of this, it’ll serve more fruitful than ever to maintain your positive, meaningful social relationships, even virtually.

FOLLOWING ARE SOME TIPS FOR CELEBRATING HOLIDAYS DURING COVID-19.

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