Monthly Archives: December 2012

Envisioning the new year

A new year, a new habit, a new me!

It’s January, typically a time for resolutions. But, instead of the same tired-old lose ten pounds or start exercising, what about using the “new year” to look ahead, really look ahead?

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Posted in fun, future, new year, planning, visual

Managing Holiday (and Everyday) Stress

As much fun as they are, the holidays can also be stressful. There’s a lot to do, complex relationships, expectations, a busy schedule, and sometimes loss to process. It’s no wonder if the holidays leave you:
Feeling scattered
Having trouble focusing
Experiencing overwhelm
Encountering stress
Try some deep breathing.

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Posted in stress mindfulness meditation

Simplify your life starting this holiday season!

The holiday season can be fun and fulfilling; it can also be overwhelming and stressful.

In a small book titled Simplify Your Christmas: 100 Ways to Reduce the Stress and Recapture the Joy of the Holidays, Elaine St. James raises interesting  observations about how we celebrate the holidays (applicable whether Christmas or other),

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Posted in ADD, ADHD, adult, family, holiday

Avoid Holiday Hassles!

Holiday season rushing quickly at you?              
Hanukkah runs December 8ththrough December 16th this year.  
Christmas is December 25th.
Kwaanza spans December 26th through January 1st.

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Posted in Chanukah, Christmas, gifts, Hanukkah, holiday, Kwaanza, party, planning