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Emotional Survival Guide for the Holidays

Experts explain some simple methods for driving away the holiday blues.

Creating a Photo Opportunity

Many people actually love the holidays and feel let down only when the holiday season is over, Baron says. But making a plan to get together after New Year's can help keep the holiday spirit alive longer. "Take lots of pictures over the holidays and plan a late-January get-together where everyone can share their pictures," he suggests. "It's something to look forward to without waiting for the spring thaw."

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Reviewed on November 08, 2007

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