Getting through the holidays can be super-difficult. It’s a time when everyone expects you to be one way (cheerful, social, agreeable) when you’re still feeling the way you’ve felt all year (depressed, isolated, frustrated).
How to cope with PTSD symptoms and not break your wallet is always a challenge, and even more so when you have a list of presents to purchase and people expecting you to be someone you’re not.
With all the stress that builds up from now until December 31st how are you supposed to navigate these weeks without an embarrassing meltdown or earth-shattering blow up?
Check out these posts for some good how-to and you-can-do-this guidance. In all there are over 21 practical, hands-on suggestions offered by both professionals and survivors:
- 4 Ways to Reduce PTSD Stress During the Holidays
- PTSD Symptoms & The Holidays: 7 Tips for how to cope
- PTSD & Holiday Stress: How To Avoid A Meltdown
- PTSD & Holiday Stress: Top 5 Tips for Successful Coping