Find antidotes to blue Christmas with a phone call to an old friend or a walk outside

The holiday season is supposed to be a time of joy, hope and togetherness, like a Hallmark movie that lasts for weeks and ends with a bang to ring in the new year.

Some people, however, encounter vastly different feelings. For them, a phenomenon known as the holiday blues comes calling between Thanksgiving and the start of January. This year, the ongoing pandemic has darkened the blues.

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