"self talk and being optimistic is important," halaris said. look at kitten pictures online if you need a little lift.
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take advantage of the break in your routine and start new office habits. even if it is something small like being friendlier to random co-workers or getting up to walk away from your desk once an hour, it helps.
and do connect. people who are blue tend toward withdrawal.
"push yourself to interact even if you don't feel like it," hillard said. company helps avoid misery.
"prescribe yourself an evening out with relatives or friends in the upcoming weeks," halaris said.
"without, of course, being drunk or overeating or staying up too late to start the cycle over again. it can help you be mindful that while the holidays are over, yes, but you can have fun again soon."