Post Holiday Blues

Disheveled and miserable man with a cup of coffee and a Happy New Year banner in the back

If you’re like millions of people, you start to feel a little less jolly after the first of the year. Some studies show that an estimated 25 percent of Americans suffer from some degree of depression after the holidays. Like Marie Hartwell-Walker says in her article at Psych Central, ‘How to manage post holiday depression’, the build up for the holiday season usually starts at Halloween. The season is busy, and most of us find ourselves constantly on the go. We have family to visit, meals to cook, parties to attend, and then all of the sudden we’re back to reality on the Monday after New Years. Hartwell-Walker gives some very helpful tips on how to cope with the post holiday blues.