While the holidays are meant to be a joyful and fun-filled time of year, it can also be a time of stress, loneliness and even depression. Finding a way to cope with these emotions can be key to enjoying the season.

Give Yourself the Gift of Good Mental Health This Holiday Season

Taking time to exercise and calm your mind can be especially important during the holidays. This season, find ways to care for yourself and keep holiday stress at bay.

The American Psychological Association reports that eight out of 10 Americans anticipate feeling stress during the holidays. For many, even typically enjoyable activities like holiday gatherings, children’s performances, baking, decorating, travel planning and gift wrapping can feel overwhelming.