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Depression

8 Ways to Avoid Depression This Holiday Season

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'Tis the Season...


Have realistic expectations


Understand that memories can add to your stress


Avoid the mall


Be mindful of your schedule


Try a change of scenery


Let the unimportant things go


If your expectations are low, raise them


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