Find Time For Yourself During The Holidays Too

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The holidays are a time for family, friends, and lots of festivities. But for many people, it can be a time of stress, anxiety and exhaustion. With the demands of shopping, decorating, parties and other activities, it can be difficult to find time to take care of yourself during the holidays.

But it is important to take some time for yourself during the holidays. Not only will it give you a chance to relax and unwind, but it can also help boost your mood and reduce stress. So how can you find time for yourself amidst the holiday chaos? Here are a few tips.

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A New Dad Can Get Postnatal Depression Too – Dadbooster Looks To Be a Game Changer

While I have previously written about postpartum depression in new dads, I think mental health is ALWAYS an important topic, so when something comes across the wire covering this, I love highlighting it. Now out of Australia comes a world-first specialized web-based treatment program, Dadbooster, for depressed or anxious fathers. It hopes to ensure new dads meet their mental health needs by reducing moderate to severe symptoms of postnatal depression.

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Dads Can Organize The Family Calendar Too

It’s no secret that as parents, we have a lot on our shoulders throughout the day regarding our kids and schedule. We have our personal lives to manage, our work lives, our kids’ lives, our kids’ appointments, our appointments, the list could go on. That must mean both parents are shouldering the organizational weight, right? Not quite, according to a recent tweet that went viral.

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New Studies Show a High Percentage of Postpartum Depression in Men

While improvements have been made, I think mental health is still a very under-covered topic regarding one’s overall well-being, particularly among men. We’re often told to “man up,” or “walk it off,” etc., but in the long run, that leads to more issues.

One area in mental health for men that can also go under-covered is postpartum depression. PPD as its known is often covered for women, and understandably so, but it’s essential to know that PPD can rear its head in men too.

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