As the darkest day of the year approaches, for some people their inner dark shadows encroach into the everyday. Fall and winter can create a recipe for malaise, depression, and anxiety for many people, as we struggle to cope with the waning sunshine, increasing tensions during the holidays, and decreasing access to enjoying the outdoors.
Some people express a consistent annual pattern of seasonal blues, whereas others’ doldrums are acutely connected to the election season or a single holiday event (like a holiday meal with Uncle Rodney who blathers on and on about politics). Regardless of whether a person experiences an ongoing blue period or a short-lived sadness, keeping a book journal can offer relief from the darkness.
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