Creak returns home to sunny environs -- only to have his family dinner interrupted.
My boyfriend and I have limited vacation time and decided to spend this year's holidays with my family. His mother has been working overtime to guilt us into extending our vacation and visiting them. What should I do? -- Stressed Stacy
Seth visits Australia and talks arthritis.
Making resolutions and stressing ourselves to keep them may not help at all. Dr. Laurie shares a new approach for entering 2009.
Creak's still up north -- learning about "snow" and deciphering his pets' strange behavior.
A sudden burst of motivation gets Seth on the treadmill!
For some, December hits and stress ensues. On the heels of a newly-published Harvard/UCSD "happiness" report, Dr. Laurie explains how discovering and focusing on what makes us happy can actually alleviate some of that tension.
For Thanksgiving, Creak's family left the sunny environs of New Mexico for a wintry mess. He was, as you can expect, a bit miffed.
Seth shleps through a mall and feels the pain.
As Christmas nears, I feel like my family is pulling me in a million directions -- presents, travel plans, you name it. I'm overextended as it is. What can I do? -- Billy in Brisbane