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Fun Fact: When Emotion Comes In, Logic Turns Off & More (5th Thing)

Welcome to the '5th Thing' with Amy & Kat!! Today’s quote is: "Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most." - Ruth Carter Stapleton (FYI: she is the youngest sister of President Jimmy Carter, no relation to Chris Stapelton - which was Amy’s first thought!!)

Amy gives a shout out to Kat’s ‘You Need Therapy’ podcast (her Nov 23rd ‘Couch Talks’ episode) and Kat talked about fairly splitting time between families, in-laws, and people you love during the holiday ANNNNND how to handle and prepare for harmful comments about food, body image, and weight during a season heavily influenced by food! Something that also stood out to Amy while listening was: “when emotion comes in…logic turns off” so Amy & Kat break that down a little bit. The episode is called ‘Holiday Help’ and you can listen to it HERE

Also discussed in this episode:

How we will never have it all figured out in life

A listener email from “Mama Mary” who is 65 years old that has some wisdom in her note

Amy’s daughter hops on the mic to remind Amy that she doesn’t have it all figured out the definition of a Homie Hopper

Why salt is in salt shakers at restaurants

How to make your house smell like the holidays (other than stovetop potpourri

Candles being hazardous for your home

& more!


Thank you licensed therapist, Kat Defatta, for joining us with her wisdom. You can find her on Instagram: @Kat.Defatta + @YouNeedTherapyPodcast.

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