Holiday Blues

Feelings of sadness, loneliness, depression and anxiety in and around the holidays, caused by loss of family and loved ones through divorce or distance from the childhood home or place where the holidays were most enjoyed in years past
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029 2030 4400 MUSIC Blues Central Bank holiday blues special with Pete Hughes and Blues Central.
If you notice that you also experience this sadness ('holiday blues'), review the below list of tips for an idea or two that may help provide some relief.
Despite the holiday blues, Castillo buckled down to work and presided over a series of tryouts to kick off their buildup.
| AMSTERDAM: To beat the end of summer holiday blues, DFDS is offering 2-4-1 deals on its Newcastle to Amsterdam mini cruises for bookings made from now until November 13, for travel up until December 28.
Amsterdam | AMSTERDAM: To beat the end of summer holiday blues, DFDS is offering 2-4-1 deals on its Newcastle to Amsterdam mini cruises for bookings made from now until November 13, for travel up until December 28.
HEALTH p17 34% of Brits turn to spending to help them cope with summer holiday blues, while one fifth book another trip away as soon as they get back.
Regardless of its origin, though, it is regularly perpetuated in the media during this time of the year with articles titled "10 tips to beat the holiday blues." For the year 2013 for instance, 70 percent of news articles on suicide, perpetuated the holiday myth, according to (http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/Downloads/Releases/ACI/Holiday%20Suicide%20release%202010.pdf) a study by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
There have been many labels attached to the holiday blues, and even more reasons why people experience them.
Billy Thompson, general manager at Mecca Gateshead, said: "It's no big secret that January is a depressing month as the post-Christmas holiday blues set in.