Surviving Christmas (and Different Gatherings)

On this episode of the Psych Central Present, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales sort out Christmas. Particularly, the best way to survive it. For all of the great points of holidays, they aren’t with out anxious points, particularly for individuals who stay with nervousness or despair. On this podcast, you’ll find out about some particular triggers that may make the vacations anxious, and the best way to mitigate and even keep away from them. Such triggers embrace being alone over the vacation, false expectations we appear to have, poisonous individuals, and the stress that comes together with our financial institution statements. Hear in to listen to some useful ideas, and have a secure and comfortable vacation season.


“One of many issues that lots of people discuss this time of 12 months is the unbelievable popular culture concept that the vacations have to be excellent.” ~ Gabe Howard

[3:00]   Gabe’s plan for surviving Christmas

[3:55]   Being alone on Christmas

[5:24]   The false expectations of Christmas

[7:42]   Is it okay to not care about Christmas?

[10:02] The stress of overspending

[13:34] Avoiding poisonous individuals

[16:58] The rationale for the season



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About The Psych Central Present Podcast Hosts

Gabe Howard is an award-winning author and speaker who lives with bipolar and nervousness issues. Along with internet hosting The Psych Central Present, Gabe is an affiliate editor for He additionally runs a web-based Fb neighborhood, The Optimistic Despair/Bipolar Completely happy Place, and invitations you to affix.  To work with Gabe, please go to his web site,



Vincent M. Wales is a former suicide prevention counselor who lives with persistent depressive dysfunction. Along with co-hosting The Psych Central Present, Vincent is the creator of a number of award-winning novels and the creator of costumed hero Dynamistress. Go to his web sites at and

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