The holidays are here!
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|Look! Nature is painting you a picture!|
Traditionally, the time for family cheer, singing, and decking the halls, right? Well, there's also a darker side to the season. According to the National Institute of Health, Christmas is also prime time for depression and anxiety, with police reporting high incidences of suicide calls.
So what can you do? First of all, don't sweat all the small stuff. Chances are your Aunt Milly won't notice you forgot to light the holly-scented candle in the guest bathroom. But, more importantly, take time to reflect on all the good things happening around us.
Can't think of any? Hannah Sentenac has shared ten Miami-specific reasons to be happy. Sentenac, by the way, should know all about the topic of bringing more joy into your day to day life. The New Times contributor's blog, Hannah Gets Happy, is an amalgam of happy quotes, inspirational stories, and tips for living a happier, more fulfilled life.
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