Why You Should Observe Advent Even If You Don’t Do Christmas

You know what Christmas looks like. Busy malls, colorful lights, the ubiquitous Santas. You know what it sounds like: jingle bells, jolly music, ho ho ho. You know what you’re supposed to do: attend parties, kiss under the mistletoe, go mad buying things no one needs. You know what it’s supposed to feel like: generosity,Continue reading “Why You Should Observe Advent Even If You Don’t Do Christmas”

The Shrink’s Links: Bright Ideas for Treating the Winter Blues

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. Christmas time is a busy time of the year for malls, elves, and postal workers, but, despite the myth, it is not a busy time for us shrinks. Actually, it’s April. Nonetheless, there is something about this time of year that makes it hard, especially inContinue reading “The Shrink’s Links: Bright Ideas for Treating the Winter Blues”

The Shrink’s Links: The Advent Conspiracy

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. There are only twenty-four more shopping days until Christmas. What’s the matter? Not feeling very merry? Maybe it’s time to change the way you celebrate Christmas. Click here to join a conspiracy to make Christmas simpler and more meaningful.