The best TV shows to binge watch over Thanksgiving, according to psychologists

“Planet Earth”

Watch time: Around 12 hours (2 seasons, 17 episodes at around 45 minutes each)

Where to watch: Netflix

Why it’s good: It’s the series that put nature documentaries on the map and it’ll have you fully immersed the moment you tune in. “Research and experience both find one of the most effective ways to manage stress or stressful events continues to be distraction, preferably healthy distraction,” says clinical psychologist Kevin Gilliland. “If you can’t get to nature, bring it to your TV room; soak in awe, wonder, laughter, and who knows, plan your next vacation.”

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