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From Grinchiness to gratitude: York U experts available to offer tips on managing seasonal stress

York University experts are available to comment on topics related to emotional well-being during the holiday season and the New Year.

Story idea: Tips on how parents can help their children overcome mood swings and emotional ups and downs through self-regulation during the holiday season.
York U expert: Stuart Shanker, Dept. of Psychology, Faculty of Health

Story idea: Dealing with the psychological pressure of trying to host the “perfect” holiday, including coping methods for those who find it hard to let go and enjoy themselves.
York U expert: Gordon Flett, Dept. of Psychology, Faculty of Health

Story idea: Loneliness during the festive season: how to cope when friends and family are far away.
York U expert: Ami Rokach, Dept. of Psychology, Faculty of Health

*Please note, Ami Rokach is out of the country and only available for email or telephone interviews.

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Media Contact: Robin Heron, Media Relations, York University, 416 736 2100 x22097/ rheron@yorku.ca