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Guest Column | Gratitude Builds a Path Toward a Happier and Healthier Holiday

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  • Written By: Rena Salamacha, CEO, Mee Memorial Healthcare System

Each holiday season comes with high expectations for happy, carefree gatherings. It’s all too true, however, that once the calendar turns to November, feelings of sadness or anxiety can sometimes take hold.

Beyond major depression or severe anxiety disorders (which require professional help), it’s common for us to feel a bit overwhelmed or disconnected during the holiday season. Yet clinical research suggests that one particular aspect of Thanksgiving can actually lift our spirits at a crucial time. In fact, it’s built right into the holiday — gratitude.

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