Tips For Making It Through The Holiday Season When You Feel Depressed

By: Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home
Thursday, December 16, 2021

Every individual experiences sadness and sorrow uniquely; they also mend at a different speed. There are no set dates or patterns while emerging from a loss. Sometimes, even months or years after the death of a loved one, people can feel a strong sense of loss in the heart. During the holiday season, you are more painfully aware of the death of a loved one.

Ways To Handle Depression During the Holiday Season

Listed below are some suggestions to help you get through this period while you are feeling sad:

  • If you feel that you are not up to socializing or sharing time with loved ones, you always have the option to say no to the event. It might be difficult for you to attend a social gathering or a holiday celebration while grieving since it can bring up unpleasant memories. However, if the thought of spending time with a group of people makes you feel excessively overwhelmed, there's no need to feel guilty about declining to attend these functions.
  • It may also be hard to get rid of sorrow over the holidays because you may not be able to cope with your pain and anguish on your own if you are experiencing them. You can resolve this type of scenario by consulting with a therapist, who can guide you through your grieving process. 
  • When trying to move away from it all, look for a travel partner with whom you can spend some time and be willing to accompany you away from your house over the holiday season. It is possible that being away from familiar settings can help you manage your depression more effectively. If attending small private parties with close relatives is something that works for you over the holidays, you should think about doing so this year.

If you are looking for information on preplanning a funeral, contact Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home at (928) 855-4949 or (928) 753-2555 or use this form to write to us.

Leave a comment
Please enter the numbers and letters you see in the image. Note that the case of the letters entered matters.


Please wait

Previous Posts

How Can I Explain The Concept Of Death To My Children

Serious topics can be challenging to discuss with children, and many parents would like to avoid them. Although death is an unavoidable part of existence, everyone has to face it at some time in th...

Different Methods For Funding A Funeral Service

Funerals could be expensive, and families are frequently compelled to put together funds to meet the expenditures. This could easily add to the family's stress and suffering, especially if they did...

Coping With The Loss Of A Stillborn Birth Or SDS Child

It's aggravating to lose a child, and people experiencing it may suffer from depression and anxiety overcoming that sorrow is not simple. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and stillbirths can als...

Benefits of Planning Your Funeral While You're Still Alive

Although initiating an end-of-life talk with your family members or loved one and arranging your burial may sound morbid, an increasing number of individuals see the value of preparing your funeral...

Top Tips on Staying Safe in Public During the Pandemic

During this time, safety is entirely dependent on social distance and self-isolation. However, there will be situations when you might step out of your home. It can be to purchase some supplies or ...

Grief Amid The Pandemic: How to Show Love and Support Through Social Distancing

Because of the pandemic, people's relations with one another have altered. Everyone must keep a certain amount of social distance while avoiding excessive contact. They should stay at home as far a...

What is Cremation Jewelry?

Dealing with the loss of a family member one can be painful. Grief will sweep over you in waves, leaving you feeling as though your existence can never be the same without that individual. Due to t...

How to Keep Your Loved Ones Closer to Your Heart

If you have lost someone you love, there are different ways to keep him or her close to you. At Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home, we believe there are many ways to do this: 1. Select A Cemetery Close To H...

Coping With The Loss Of A Pet

People with pets treat them like family. If a pet dies, dealing with the loss can be as tough as coping with the death of a human family member. Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home recognizes how grief-strick...

4 Types Of Cremation: Understanding The Differences

When a person dies, there are different ways of disposing of the body; you can either bury or cremate them. Many people opt for burial because it is the conventional method. However, many families ...