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In this article, Dr Simoné gives you 5 really practical tips of how to beat your post-holiday blues, get into a great routine & boost your 'happy brain chemicals' to give you the kick you need so you can finish the year well and catapult you into the New Year! 1. Fast/Detox out the holiday toxins to beat the holiday blues Foods high in sugar rapidly raise your levels of insulin and then quickly lower them leaving you with a crash-and-burn effect. Not to mention that once your body is accustomed to regularly consuming sugar, it craves it more. The same goes for alcohol, which is also a depressant and will leave you feeling flat. To hit the reset button, opt-out of high-sugar/fatty foods, processed foods, sugary snacks, and alcohol for the month of October and see how you feel. You can even try ‘Sober October’ as a great pre-Christmas detox. Chances are your mood will level off and things that bothered you