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‘Between Hallmark and heartache’: Psychiatrist offers tips for approaching the holidays

by | Dec. 19, 2013, 2:17 PM

During the holidays, the goal should be to set the course somewhere “between Hallmark and heartache,” Vanderbilt psychiatrist Judith Akin says. In other words, don’t strive for perfection (you won’t achieve it), and recognize and deal head-on with some of the stressors of the season.


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