Whilst many are getting into the festive spirit, for some of us it can be a very difficult and stressful time - especially if you’re already struggling with trauma and your mental wellbeing.
If you're finding this time of year particularly hard, you're not on your own. It’s easy to get lost in thoughts and expectations of how you should feel or what you should be doing, but there is no right or wrong way to navigate this season. Finding things you can do that help make it easier is a great place to start. There are also services that can support you if you need an extra helping hand.
Tips to navigate the festive season
We’ve put together some tips and ideas to help you navigate the festive season in a way that not only helps you get through it, but may also help you thrive.
If you are supporting someone who is struggling we have put some tips together that will help you give them the support they need whilst remembering to look after yourself.