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.

4 weeks ago

6 Blissful Ways to Write During the New Year

We are about to embark on a new decade, and for most of us, this marks our sixth or seventh decade on the Earth. With a new decade, we can choose to make intentions for new beginnings…

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4 weeks ago

How to Rock It the Mature Way in the New Year: Downsizing Your Habits as Your New Resolution!

You’ve heard it: New Year’s resolutions don’t last! This doesn’t mean that you can’t take stock of what you want in life. The still dark, shorter days of January in the Northern hemisphere are the perfect time for taking stock…

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1 month ago

Our Many Plans – And How They Sometimes Fail

As the long Christmas and New Year holiday has now come to an end, how many of us found that our plans worked out as expected? I hope loads of you. But I suspect many, many plans went truly awry. It has not been a good year…

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1 month ago

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

What’s easy to do? Spend life in rigid countdown mode – ticking off backwards down to zero. How many days until my child marries? How many days until I become a grandmother? How many days until my 65th birthday party?

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1 month ago

Give Yourself the Gift of Yoga this Holiday Season

It’s the holiday season. In the last several weeks, most of us were concerned with buying gifts for family and friends. But have you thought about giving yourself a gift? How many times do you give yourself an important gift in your life?

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1 month ago

A Simple, Reflective New Year’s Eve Tradition

Long ago, I gave up glitzy parties, morning hangovers, and late night celebrations. I no longer need to mark the occasion with noisemakers and hats. On New Year’s Eve, give me a good movie to watch…

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1 month 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…

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1 month ago

4 Ways to Conquer Your Fears in the New Year

2023 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…

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1 month ago

Yes, Virginia, You Can Indulge in Low Calorie Holiday Drinks: Your Ultimate Guide

I love a tasty buzz as much as the next girl, but at the same time I don’t want to drink what are essentially boozy desserts and run screaming from my scale on New Year’s Day. Having maintained my loss for years now, I have zero interest…

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1 month ago

How to Fight the Feeling of Being Alone During the Holidays (Video)

Living solo doesn’t necessarily equate to having no family members, a partner or adult children. Simply put, it means we’re alone most of the time. For many single individuals, we celebrate the holidays and special events on our own…

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