Harvard Women's Health Watch

A holiday advisory for your emotions

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If holiday festivities have shifted from your home to your children's, be ready to accommodate the change.

Seasonal celebrations can take you to new heights or put you in the dumps. Either way, it's good to prepare psychologically.

There is ample evidence that companionship, connectivity, and overall contentment reduce disease risk and extend life. So does it stand to reason that the approaching holiday season should provide a boost to your health?

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