Posted 6 years ago on Dec. 26, 2011, 5:53 p.m. EST by jbrowdy
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The social conditioning that has made Christmas such a huge secular orgy of buying and exchanging gifts is very hard to break. If you don’t participate, you castigate yourself as a Scrooge, a boring wet blanket. And you get depressed, too, because everyone else seems to be celebrating and having fun, while you–through your own perverse insistence on non-conformance–are off in a corner, worrying about the end of the world.
Read more at Transition Times: http://bethechange2012.wordpress.com/2011/12/26/seeking-balance-in-a-bipolar-holiday-season/