• Mariah Wilson

How to Celebrate the Holidays Safely

Even though Calgary is experiencing a "white Christmas," many Calgarians can't help but feel blue this holiday season.

Unfortunately, since Alberta has been one of the most hard-hit provinces for COVID-19, large gatherings cannot happen this holiday season. This disappointing news has affected people who look forward to spending this time with their loved ones and friends and has increased people's sense of loneliness and isolation.

To avoid these feelings and to develop good mental health and resilience, health care experts Dr. Hinshaw and Dr. Tam recommend finding ways to maintain your social supports during the holidays and afterward. We have taken the time to research and develop a list of activities to help you connect with others over the holidays.


Schedule dinner over Zoom

Host a Zoom holiday dinner where everyone either orders or makes the same dish and eats together. If you feel like you're missing out on one of your mom's traditional dishes or a tried-and-true class