Thought Catalog

Depression

How I Taught Myself To Stop Hating Christmas

Christmas ornaments in the shape of a heart and a star

Last year, when I felt the beginning of my all-too-familiar seasonal depression trying to make its way into my home like an uninvited distant relative, I decided something needed to change. So, I just said “fuck it.” I threw open my door and invited that bitch in to make some Christmas cookies.