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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.

Remembering My Mother on Mothers’ Day: A True Story of a Brave Girl
3 weeks ago

Remembering My Mother on Mothers’ Day: A True Story of a Brave Girl

By  •  Family

“Everything is going to be alright, sweetheart,” my mother would remind me as I relayed the latest drama in my life. She was a sweet and comforting presence who…
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A Different Kind of Mother’s Day Week: Celebrating Your Mom When She’s Gone
3 weeks ago

A Different Kind of Mother’s Day Week: Celebrating Your Mom When She’s Gone

By  •  Family

I love this statement by Sophia Loren: “A mother always thinks twice, once for herself and once for her child.” How true! And, after you mother dies, you think of her often. Your mom lives with you all the time, even when she’s gone. Read More

Don’t Give Up on Resolutions Yet: 3 Great Ways to Handle Them in 2020
4 months ago

Don’t Give Up on Resolutions Yet: 3 Great Ways to Handle Them in 2020

By  •  Mindset

If you’re someone who makes resolutions each year, I’m impressed. It just doesn’t happen for me, other than what I call the triple crown (lose weight, eat better, exercise more). I know myself and know that I will fall short, and the disappointment is more than I can manage…
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Joyful Living on Your New Year’s Resolutions? First Consider Your Emotional Residue
4 months ago

Joyful Living on Your New Year’s Resolutions? First Consider Your Emotional Residue

By  •  Mindset

If you made New Year’s resolutions this year, was one of them to experience more joy? Take a moment to consider your resolutions. Whether a list of “always there” goals or brand-new ideas for positive change…
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New Year, New You: Tips and Habits to Start the Year Strong
5 months ago

New Year, New You: Tips and Habits to Start the Year Strong

By  •  Mindset

The new year often brings with it an overabundance of hopeful resolutions, lofty goals, and well-intentioned promises to live better, eat healthier, and improve various aspects of oneself and one’s life…
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How to Rock It the Mature Way in the New Year: Downsizing Your Habits as Your New Resolution!
5 months ago

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

By  •  Mindset

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. Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for Mature Minds: Set Concepts, Not Lists
5 months ago

New Year’s Resolutions for Mature Minds: Set Concepts, Not Lists

By  •  Lifestyle

While home visiting my family over the holidays, my sister mentioned a few of the resolutions she’d set for herself this year. Read More

What’s the Magic Word? How Giving Up New Year’s Resolutions Could Enrich Your Life
5 months ago

What’s the Magic Word? How Giving Up New Year’s Resolutions Could Enrich Your Life

As the calendar page turns, many of us are once again making resolutions. We’re clarifying our intentions for the year ahead. We’re contemplating our dreams. Read More

6 Blissful Ways to Write During the New Year
5 months ago

6 Blissful Ways to Write During the New Year

By  •  Lifestyle

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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Looking Outward or Looking Inward in 2020 and Beyond
5 months ago

Looking Outward or Looking Inward in 2020 and Beyond

Recently one morning, I opened a word-for-the-day type of email. The word for that day was ‘metanoia’, a noun defined as a transformative change of heart; especially a spiritual conversion…
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