7 Ways to Beat Depression During the Holidays

Holidays may bring upon an old “friend” – Depression.  Sometimes we have unrealistic expectations of what Holidays should be. Increased stress, increased commitments, and just the hustle and bustle of running around can be overwhelming. 7 WAYS TO BEAT DEPRESSION AND THE HOLIDAYS 1.  Be easy on yourself, admit that this is a stressful time for all of us. 2.  Schedule your trips to go … Continue reading 7 Ways to Beat Depression During the Holidays

Depression and the Holidays

Holidays may bring upon an old “friend”.  Here is a poem I wrote about it, and a song my friend Nashville Joe wrote.  He lives in Florida! HOLIDAY BLUES ©2013 Diana Rasmussen Holiday blues poisonous thoughts paralyzing fears unrealistic expectations wrapped with bows stockings filled with sadness hanging on the chimney with care red and green lights blinking feelings on and off candy cane dreams … Continue reading Depression and the Holidays

New Things are Coming Your Way!

I was “visiting” my good friend Ann from A New Creation Too last night and her post just spoke to my heart.  I could say that I feel many of the same things… So, as Christmas quickly approaches I find myself sinking pretty darned low emotionally, mentally, and physically. Like a dark cloud has settled upon me filled with self-pity, discouragement, hopelessness, bitterness, etc. Why … Continue reading New Things are Coming Your Way!