The holidays. Whether you love ’em, dread ’em or roll with ’em they’re bound to drege up some nostalgia. And no matter what amount of therapy you’ve had they have the potential to push some buttons.  Then the question becomes, how do you deal with those button pressers?  Dr. Alan Goodwin is a lawyer turned psychologist and author of the book “Saving Face Without Losing Your Mind”.  In this episode of The Health Fix Podcast, Dr. Goodwin shares tips on how to survive & thrive during the holidays.

What You’ll Learn in This Episode:

  • How to acknowledge & plan for your personal struggles around the holidays
  • Planning tips for hosts of holiday parties
  • What to do if someone says something that triggers you
  • How introverts do better by planning their “dosage” of social interaction during the holidays
  • When and how to decline an invite to a holiday party
  • How to “peace out”  politely when you’ve hit your limit of social interaction

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