Beat the Christmas blues

The discordance between our expectations of happiness and the emotional realities of the holidays is a major reason for the high incidence of depression at this time of year.” — Dr. Andrew Weil, Spontaneous Happiness

Does it feel like the world is throwing one big holiday party and you’re not invited? All those cheery TV commercials promoting holiday excess and family unity can seem downright cruel — especially to those enduring the loss of a loved one or a job, or the end of a marriage. If you suffer from the holiday blues, I wrote today’s column for you. Please click here to read it.