Posts Tagged ‘holidays’

That December Glow

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“I wish that glow would never fade away,” is a line from the lamentably overlooked Perry Como song, “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Forever,” featured in all his Christmas shows. It is a CD I most heartily recommend. It’s all about the glow December bestows—in the lighting, the music and more frequent smiles and [&hellip
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A Blue Christmas?

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Psychoanalyst Dr. Robert Schwalbe knows that when the Christmas carols start playing, the phone starts ringing. The doctor, who specializes in treating men at his Upper East Side practice, said that much like a retailer, the holidays have become his busiest season. “My practice booms at this time of year,” he said, estimating that he [&hellip
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Too Much Comfort and Joy

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’Tis the season to celebrate with friends and family, and to eat and drink plentifully—often too plentifully. According to a recent post on The Daily Beast website by nutritionist Susan Roberts, an adult typically gains between five and eight pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s by consuming approximately 20,000 excess calories. “Everyone is at risk [&hellip
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