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While the smells and sounds of the season might put you in the holiday spirit, a psychologist warns research shows playing too much Christmas music can be bad for your mental health.
Clinical psychologist Linda Blair told Sky News: ‘It might make us feel that we’re trapped – it’s a reminder that we have to buy presents, cater for people, and organize celebrations.' Festive songs can be especially mentally draining for people working in shops who listen to the carols on constant replay, she warns.
It made me realize that while many people choose to shut down and close their hearts forever rather than feel pain again, I'm ready to not only open mine and share it with someone once more, but to also make better choices in I'm going to share it with.
Dating this much younger man made me see that I'm ready and open for something real again.
When there's no pressure on it, you can simply spend your time enjoying each other, getting to know each other and allowing it to unfold naturally. I didn't follow any "rules;" I said exactly what I felt like saying (in fact, I was incredibly honest and straightforward), and did exactly what I felt like doing.
It was very freeing, and is one of the reasons, I think, we had so much fun together (I'm sure the fact that he's incredibly laid back didn't hurt, either).
I have learned from these things that the only way -- I now believe -- to build a genuine relationship is to be in the moment and to be fully ourselves, without the constant fear about where it's going to go or if it's going to end.
This doesn't mean not to be clear on what you want from a relationship or partner, no way. This is a realization I've been fighting against accepting for years.
But, ironically, through choosing to get involved with yet another "inappropriate" guy, I came full circle back to my heart.Granted, some endings are more painful than others, but as I've gotten older and been involved in more relationships, I have learned that the ending is for a good reason, and that my life absolutely goes on -- usually with me having learned something about myself and taking with me new memories and experiences.But, most importantly, I realized that I have learned from my life that the rewards of truly connecting with another person -- even if for a limited amount of time -- are always worth it. Don't spend your time worrying about where it's going.When his 10-month run with the company comes to a close in July, he’s says he’ll “take a month off, go to the woods and unplug! ” And there’s something else the star is looking forward to. (No, It’s Not A Dance Move) Having spent nearly 20 years in the spotlight, Groban has enjoyed his fair share of high-profile relationships, with January Jones to, more recently, Kat Dennings (the pair split amicably last summer).