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Posts from ‘November, 2012’

The Holidays and Depression

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, sadness, low energy, and the occasional blue feeling is a normal part of aging. However, those feelings may increase during the holidays and interfere with your daily life. It could become a problem and should be treated as soon as possible.

Boomers with depression often feel tired and may lose their motivation for things they once loved. Relationships and jobs may suffer and ultimately, one’s physical health could be compromised.

What causes you to become depressed during the holidays? Perhaps it’s poor choices from the past that leaves you feeling guilty and worn out.… CONTINUE READING

Holding On To a Grudge

Resentments or grudges can be a major stumbling block to your happiness and personal growth and yet, so many people are holding on to these intrusive feelings and thoughts. When you develop a grudge, you are harming your physical health and emotional well-being because it becomes a poison that takes over your whole life. Forgiveness is a productive way to move forward, detach from the past and let go of lingering hurts so you can experience a healthier, more promising future.

photoWhat causes you to hold a grudge? Usually, it is the people closest to you that you resent because they have violated your trust through a lie, betrayal, deceit or abuse.… CONTINUE READING