The holidays this year are different. While the national recommendations around managing COVID this season is to reduce our contact with others, whether we like it or not, the holidays aren’t going to be like they used to be and it’s ok to be upset about it. This attached article highlights the important steps to take to manage any disappointments this year: Identifying how you’re feeling, acknowledging what you’ve lost, making the most of what you have, not romanticizing your typical holiday plans, and practicing gratitude wherever gratitude is had. You’re not alone, and this won’t last forever so try and keep a dialectical view this season and we will all get through this.

https://mhanational.org/preparing-holidays-during-covid-19