The holiday season is touted by society as the most wonderful time of the year. Cheerful music, cheesy movies and bright decorations abound as soon as Halloween passes. However, for many Americans, the holiday season is one to dread. Along with tidings of comfort and joy, the holidays bring the pressures of large family gatherings, parties among friends, an abundance of unhealthy foods and obligations to spend money on gifts. Coupled with the colder, darker weather, the onset of the holiday season can leave many feeling overwhelmed, anxious and depressed.