Mind Games Saved My Christmas

The gift of telling yourself, “It Just Is.”

Now that the holidays are over, I have the chance to sit back and reflect on how the season went for me. And this year has been a bit surprising.

I’ve spent my share of Christmases alone, and I don’t like it much. When I was a kid, I was home with my parents and my brother so I wasn’t technically alone. But you know that saying about being…