“Thanksgivukkah: A Mash Of Two Holidays That’s Easy To Relish”

English: Oven roasted turkey, common fare for ...

English: Oven roasted turkey, common fare for Christmas and Thanksgiving celebrations. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


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This November 22, 2013 article that includes a downloadable audio segment, is found on the NPR: The Salt  website.  And yes, before you say anything I know that this article really has very little if anything to do with mental health issues.  I came across it and thought it was interesting to learn that Hanukkah and Thanksgiving share the same day this year which is something that will likely not happen again for over 70,000 years according to the article.

I would love to hear if any of my readers happen to be Jewish and what if anything they may have done to combine the celebration of Hanukkah  and Thanksgiving in their home.

“The holiday season: Not so jolly for some How to relieve (or at least lessen) holiday-induced anxiety, stress”

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This December 6, 2012 article on the Pocono Record website talks about the effect of expectaions during the Holliday season, and ways to maybe decrease some of the stress, anxiety and depression that results in some folks.