3 reason you are you still out of whack after the holidays?

You are not alone! Many people feel off, distressed, out of sorts after the holiday season for a couple different reasons. There is a lot of pressure in December to be happy, grateful and festive.  With that much societal and cultural pressure, many people are actual left feeling angry, depressed, not enough, incompetent, lonely and even suicidal. For many people it can take weeks, even months, to get back on track emotional, mentally and financially. Here are some of the major key causes of this: Spending time with family: It can be a beautiful thing but it can also be a nightmare and full of triggers. (Triggers are extreme emotional reactions that are in response to experiences or activities from your past that have not been healed, processed or released yet). Most of our insecurities, fears, and emotional stressors were created by our family growing up. So when you spend time together over the holidays they can be the catalyst for feeling downright awful. Given the time of year and because we have all been told family is the most important thing in the world, this can create extreme pressure to be on your best behavior. In turn ,usually causing more of a scene… because no one wants to ruin the holidays by speaking or sharing what they are really thinking or feeling if it is unpleasant… I love my family but they are crazy and filled with drama when they all get together …they just trigger one another. So for the last 5 years I stopped going for Christmas with the whole family and make the effort to...