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Holidays

Holidays like Christmas, Grandparents Day, Halloween and New Years offer opportunities to spend time with the people we care about most. In this section, we will discuss holiday ideas to bring you closer to your friends and family.

Why You Shouldn’t Make New Year’s Resolutions
5 months ago

Why You Shouldn’t Make New Year’s Resolutions

Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday when 2018 was being heralded in?

Now we stand at the crossroads of a new beginning once again. And for many of us, that means resolving to do something good for ourselves in the upcoming year. Read More

Before Falling Into the New Year’s Resolutions Trap, Celebrate Your Accomplishments
5 months ago

Before Falling Into the New Year’s Resolutions Trap, Celebrate Your Accomplishments

I have often found the end of the year and the beginning of the next one a bit of a downer. Have you?

I know I was busy. I am sure I accomplished something but I needed a tool that would help me really stop and think about what I did. Read More

Do You Love the Holidays? Do You Embrace them Even if You Don’t?
5 months ago

Do You Love the Holidays? Do You Embrace them Even if You Don’t?

By  •  Family

There are two kinds of people: those who adore the time-tested holiday traditions, the shopping, the wrapping, the cooking, the expectations… and those who, for whatever reason, don’t.

Of those who don’t, there are the ones who carry on anyway, and there are the ones who realize it’s okay not to conform, that they can make other choices. So, they do. Read More

This Authentic Baker’s Dough Recipe Will Take You Back to Your Childhood
5 months ago

This Authentic Baker’s Dough Recipe Will Take You Back to Your Childhood

You may remember this Baker’s Dough recipe from when you were a kid because before there was ever Playdough, there was Baker’s Dough. It’s the perfect thing to share over the holidays, especially if you are going to have kids running around. Honestly though, I know that adults love this one, too. Read More

Follow these 4 Steps to Have an Authentically Happy New Year
5 months ago

Follow these 4 Steps to Have an Authentically Happy New Year

By  •  Mindset

After a loss come sorrow, grief, anger and depression, even rage. My motto is ‘live your dreams without drama.’ Easier said than done sometimes. Read More

4 Ways to Conquer Your Fears in the New Year
5 months ago

4 Ways to Conquer Your Fears in the New Year

2019 is right at the door! It is a brand new turning of the pages. As I reflect on the past year, both in my personal life and work, the most important thought that strikes me is the pervasive sense of fear in people around me. The what isn’t all that important, so I will focus on the outcome of fear in our lives. Read More

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year
5 months ago

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year

Has 2018 been challenging for you? Getting older is not for sissies. Some of us face substantial family or financial problems. Sometimes the days can seem grim. Read More

The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Ever Need After 60
5 months ago

The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Ever Need After 60

By  •  Mindset

What’s easy to do? Spend life in rigid countdown mode – ticking off backwards down to zero. Read More

8 Guilty Pleasures that Make the Holidays Even More Fun
5 months ago

8 Guilty Pleasures that Make the Holidays Even More Fun

I swear to you that I am not a bah, humbug kind of person.

In fact, I love the holidays, and one of the things that I most look forward to is that business slows, relatives eventually go home and I have hit every bullet point on my Christmas “To-Do” list. Read More

How to Give and Receive Gifts Graciously During the Holidays
5 months ago

How to Give and Receive Gifts Graciously During the Holidays

By  •  Family

With Christmas approaching, presents, trees, decorations and even the gorgeous lights in the different towns we visit sometimes seems a little pointless. So many other people are doing the same thing! It’s almost overload. Read More