Maybe your holidays aren't "leave it to beaver or father knows best type memories.
Music is for everyone. Music effects most everyone. Music can bind up our feelings and music can then set them free.
Music can take you on a journey away from bad spaces when you immerse yourself within it.
I was watching a Christmas special by the West Point Band last night. This arrangement of an old classic struck chords within me. Give it a listen and see where it takes you.