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December 2014

Ho Ho Hum: Coping with Sadness During the Holiday Season

It’s that time of the year again. Or, as some may say, it’s that time of the year again!!

Whether you’re the most enthusiastic merry-maker on your block or the most cynical Grinch there ever was, there’s one thing we who live in the United States all have in common during the month of December: Christmas is inescapable. From the non-stop jingle bells tunes on the radio and in the stores, to the incessant commercials selling the hottest new gadgets that little Jimmy is sure to love, to the glowing lights and manger displays filling up the streets, the message is clear.