As the daylight hours get shorter and the weather turns colder, it seems like we all want to stay in and keep to ourselves a bit more. This year has been such a tough one and has put a strain on so many of us. And with COVID cases on the rise, I’ve found myself feeling that same dread and panic I felt in April, only now it’s worse.
The little bit of hope we all had this summer as things were opening back up and we could do a few normal things seems to be dwindling. On top of that stressor, the holidays can be a really hard time for some people, even under normal circumstances. It can be a reminder of loved ones lost, can make us feel stressed about money, and bring up bad memories.
For people who count on the holidays to lift their spirts, this year will be hard
I’ve had to force myself to be social
Stop trying to be strong
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