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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Blues or Reds?

I love the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's. The character, Holly Golightly talks about having the "mean reds", (her description for feeling out of sorts and depressed). I guess for her, the color blue just didn't express how she really felt, so she used red to imply a deep, deep sadness. For multiple reasons, the holiday season may be a difficult time for you. You may be estranged from family or your loved ones may be miles away. Money may be tight (or non-existent) and you're feeling depressed and lonely. Feeling sad or just "not in the Christmas spirit" happens, but it's how you deal with it that matters. Whatever the "color" you ascribe to your mood, make sure you remain keenly aware if it lasts for too long and especially if your "color" affects your everyday functioning. Seek help and share your feelings with someone who can help. It's the best way to organize your life-take control!!

Dr. D. Clutter™

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