Tag: Christmas

You Can Brighten A Blue Christmas

Published: December 8, 2021 | Last Updated: December 8, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
You Can Brighten A Blue Christmas

Journalist Cindy La Ferle offers some tips on how to brighten a Blue Christmas that doesn’t quite live up to hopes and expectations.

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10 Reasons Your Friend Didn’t Send A Holiday Card

Published: December 1, 2021 | Last Updated: December 1, 2021 By | 17 Replies Continue Reading
10 Reasons Your Friend Didn’t Send A Holiday Card

Wondering whether or not to send a holiday card to friends? Should you only send them to the ones who send them to you?

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A holiday look back: Ghosts of Christmas past

Published: December 24, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
A holiday look back: Ghosts of Christmas past

Wishing everyone health and happiness for the coming year!

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Should I Keep Sending Christmas Greeting Cards To People Who Don’t Respond?

Published: December 9, 2015 | Last Updated: December 1, 2021 By | 23 Replies Continue Reading
Should I Keep Sending Christmas Greeting Cards To People Who Don’t Respond?

A reader wonders if she might be sending too many Christmas greeting cards since hers seem to go unacknowledged.

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Reader Wisdom: On loneliness over the holidays

Published: December 8, 2015 | By | 20 Replies Continue Reading
Reader Wisdom: On loneliness over the holidays

On a thread called “Why Would Someone Have No Friends?,” a reader commented that she felt lonely and isolated over the holidays. Many people feel that way at this time of year. She wrote: …I don’t have a family. No parents, no siblings. None. My cousins are all over the world, and since we were […]

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My Holiday Wish For You

Published: December 25, 2014 | Last Updated: December 2, 2020 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading
My Holiday Wish For You

A holiday wish from The Friendship Doctor

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In the Media – Combatting holiday loneliness (FitnessRepublic.com)

Published: December 23, 2014 | Last Updated: June 18, 2021 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Combatting holiday loneliness (FitnessRepublic.com)

On the website FitnessRepublic.com, I write about how common it is for people to experience holiday loneliness at this time of year.

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How To Get Over The Holidays With No Friends or Family

Published: December 20, 2013 | Last Updated: December 7, 2021 By | 34 Replies Continue Reading
How To Get Over The Holidays With No Friends or Family

No friends or family around? Feeling alone? Here are 14 ideas to buoy your spirits and get you over the holiday hump

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The most wonderful time of the year? Not for everyone

Published: December 23, 2010 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Blue Christmas services are organized by many houses of worship to provide comfort to people who are grieving, coping with chronic illness, or feeling down or lonely.

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A Facebook Christmas Love Story (by Walter Kirn)

Published: December 22, 2009 | Last Updated: December 23, 2016 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Read about Walter Kirn’s Facebook Christmas Love Story…

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