As I was busy finishing up my projects this year, some folks already put together some survival tips for the Holidays, which I suggest you check out Psych Central's Holiday Tips. However, I’d like to give you my two cents/Hanukkah geld/pieces of coal on some common themes that come up this time of year:
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I always believe that we each create our own meaning for the Holidays we celebrate, and remember what is important to us. Certainly people all over the world celebrate different holidays this time of year, and it is important that we are cognizant of the diversity. While Christmas time has certainly been blown out of proportion with commercializing, something emerges that we all can relate and share in: Tis’ the season for giving, remembering loved ones, and being joyous for a couple days off work (if we’re lucky).