Surviving the Holidays: Tips for Staying Healthy and Sober

Samantha Stein
4 min readNov 22, 2022

Why is the holiday season an especially tricky time? We are told relentlessly on television, at the movies, at our workplace and at school that this time of year is the most fun, spiritual, exciting, intimate, and joyful time of the year.

In reality, however, for many people it can be a difficult time, and trigger feelings of depression and anxiety as well as…

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Samantha Stein

I’m a writer, photographer, and psychologist who (monthly) explores self, relationships, and mental health in an ever-changing world.