Tips to tackle common holiday worries

November 20, 2023
Black Dog Institute Mental Health

The holiday season is upon us and although popular culture leads us to believe the holidays are the happiest time of year, for many people it is the hardest. The holidays can be hard for many reasons and it’s different for everyone.

Knowing this time of year can be difficult, here are some tips for how you can support yourself, friends, family and colleagues who may be feeling this way.

Financial Pressures

Spending spikes over the holidays, making it an expensive time of year for most.

Many people may be feeling the pinch even more this year than before due to the rising cost-of-living, the impact of natural disasters or a change in circumstances.

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