Maintaining your Mental Health during the Holidays

Rebecca L. Burnheimer, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

The 2020 holiday season is in full swing! For many of us, this is a very special time of year filled with gratitude and joy, giving to others, celebrating, and making memories with loved ones. Along with these positive experiences, however, the holidays can bring on additional stress, pressure, and feelings of grief. This year is likely to be even more stressful than usual, considering the balancing act that many of us are facing – staying safe and healthy versus spending time with friends and family in the midst of a pandemic.

Below are some tips that may help you to navigate this most wonderful time of the year in 2020: