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11-21-11, 02:31 PM
Toni Bernhard, J.D.
21 November 2011

It's that time of year. The media is filled with stories about people traveling to be with loved-ones. Holiday decorations and yummy recipes abound. But for many people, the holidays are a difficult time of year. This piece is for those of you who face isolation during the holidays, either because you're unable to be with others at all due to health or financial limitations (which often go hand in hand), or because your participation in those gatherings is severely limited by your health difficulties. I fall into each category, depending on the holiday in question.
Read more: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/turning-straw-gold/201111/how-ease-the-pain-isolation-during-the-holidays