Here's another way for me to get from the pissing and moaning I've associated with the holidays. As a kid, I always enjoyed "The Year Without a Santa Claus". To keep me nudged in the right direction, I'll watch these 2:
And who can for get about this one too:
This always seemed to work for me as a kid, I hope it still does now. I'll make it a point to watch these every day along with the others phases I have planned.