For many, the holiday season can be a joyous and exciting time.
However, for some individuals, the holidays can be a dreadful time of the year.
There are many ups and downs to the holiday season. Coming back "home" to where there are painful memories, old resentments, and recurring issues with family and friends doesn't make it any easier.
Being surrounded by toxic people this time of year can make it easy to forget how to care for yourself, especially during stressful and upsetting times.
What are some ways to deal with toxic people around the holidays?
Ramani Durvasula, PhD, shares tips on how you can take care of yourself while dealing with toxic people during the holidays.