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Suffering from birthday blues? Here's why it happens

Published on Feb 28, 2024 06:40 PM IST
  • From losing a loved one to financial crunch, birthdays can make us feel negative and unhappy.
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Birthdays are meant for celebrations, to look back at the time spent and await the time that is coming. However, not all birthdays are meant to be happy. Sometimes, birthday blues can hit a person and make them feel extremely negative. "Birthdays are meant to be a celebration of life, but sometimes they can trigger feelings of sadness and anxiety. If you’re experiencing the birthday blues, you’re not alone," wrote Therapist Andrea Evgeniou.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 28, 2024 06:40 PM IST

Birthdays are meant for celebrations, to look back at the time spent and await the time that is coming. However, not all birthdays are meant to be happy. Sometimes, birthday blues can hit a person and make them feel extremely negative. "Birthdays are meant to be a celebration of life, but sometimes they can trigger feelings of sadness and anxiety. If you’re experiencing the birthday blues, you’re not alone," wrote Therapist Andrea Evgeniou.(Unsplash)

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Birthdays are a time when people look back at their past and try to judge their accomplishments and their aspirations. When they feel that they have not achieved what they have wished for, it can make them feel low. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 28, 2024 06:40 PM IST

Birthdays are a time when people look back at their past and try to judge their accomplishments and their aspirations. When they feel that they have not achieved what they have wished for, it can make them feel low. (Unsplash)

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Birthdays are about getting together with your loved ones. When a loved one passes away or separates, birthdays can be a reminder of their absence. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 28, 2024 06:40 PM IST

Birthdays are about getting together with your loved ones. When a loved one passes away or separates, birthdays can be a reminder of their absence. (Unsplash)

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Birthdays can be straining for people facing a financial crunch. The thought of arranging a party or buying presents can make them feel stressed. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 28, 2024 06:40 PM IST

Birthdays can be straining for people facing a financial crunch. The thought of arranging a party or buying presents can make them feel stressed. (Unsplash)

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Birthdays often have a lot of expectations of being celebrated in a certain way. When the celebrations do not meet expectations, it can make a person feel sad. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 28, 2024 06:40 PM IST

Birthdays often have a lot of expectations of being celebrated in a certain way. When the celebrations do not meet expectations, it can make a person feel sad. (Unsplash)

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When people face isolation or lack of close relationships, birthdays can be a reminder of that and make them feel unhappy.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 28, 2024 06:40 PM IST

When people face isolation or lack of close relationships, birthdays can be a reminder of that and make them feel unhappy.(Unsplash)

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