When people say Christmas is a "state of mind" this is what they mean. It's that easy-going, love-thy-neighbor, tip-more-generously, forgive-a-little-deeper, smile-for-no-reason, kind of season. That's what the spirit of Christmas is and what goes along with it is music. It's the magical combo: Christmas music + Traffic = Tolerable.
If you are suffering from depression, or know someone who is, my goal of writing these articles on depression is to spread a message of hope. Psychiatry is a field of medicine that specifically focuses on diseases of the mind including depression. Even a single consultation can help to clarify the diagnosis, treatment options and can begin the healing process.
Annette Marie Westwood's unconventional healing methods have attracted the attention of reality television programmers including the Oxygen Network. While she listens to offers, she continues working with her, so far, all female clientele and searching for upscale LA venues that might want to host sendoffs for cheaters.
Even if you don't know his name, and even if you were born 30 years after he died, chances are you recognize the actor who played the creepy guy in the 1942 film Casablanca. Peter Lorre 's life ended 50 years ago this year. A few weeks ago the British Film Institute concluded a month-long celebration of his work.
You are not defined by what you accomplish. How much time you give or money you make. How many committee meetings you attend. How quickly you text people back after they text you. What you do is important. But it's not everything. You can sit down. Relax. Breathe. Sometimes... things can be about you.