Why do so many people need recognition, validation or a standing ovation for getting out of bed? A trophy for just showing up? Why are we compelled to tell people they’re amazing for doing completely ‘un-amazing’ things? Is it a good or bad idea? What are the pros and cons of ever-present cheer squad and importantly, what happens when the cheer squad goes home? This is instalment four of our ten-part Christmas-NY series with Tommy. Enjoy.