Four simple steps to beating the holiday blues
Staying in isolation and hibernating at home can make you sad.
Try to get out and meet people, as socializing can be a remedy to sadness.
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While holidays are supposed to be the happiest time of the year, many people experience deep sadness, anxiety, and stress during this time.
The added pressure of financial obligations and the cold weather further affect our state of mind.
While your mind may cook up excuses, it is a fact that any kind of exercise, even walking for a short while will make you feel better, and will increase your heart rate. It is even better with friends, at the gym, with music on.
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