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.

3 months ago

8 Hacks to Gain Skills, Not Weight, Over the Holiday Weekend

I never met a holiday menu I didn’t embrace. Like so many of us I was “dieting” (here and there) some of the year, but when a holiday rolled around, out the window the diet went. Problem is, we celebrate something every month…

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8 months ago

8 Ways You Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day If You Are Alone (Or Have a Partner Who Is Just Not “Into” It!)

The date is looming on the calendar! February 14th, Valentine’s Day! It comes every year without fail and yet for some, it really does a number on our psyche. Perhaps you will be alone this year, or you struggle each year because your partner is just not into the holiday!

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8 months ago

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

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, chances are the desire for a more joyful…

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9 months ago

9 Unusual New Year’s Eve Traditions Around the World

Well, what a year it has been! Everyone is looking forward to 2022. So, let the celebrations begin! Let’s welcome in 2022 with hope, good health, and a positive outlook on life. How do you spend your New Year’s Eve? There are various…

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9 months ago

7 Quick Things You Can Do to Have the Best New Year’s Eve Ever

Why does New Year’s Eve evoke such strong feelings in people? It was the best of times, it was the worst of times – thanks for the insight, Charles Dickens. The real question is: how do I bulletproof myself either way?

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9 months ago

Painfully Blue Christmas: Acknowledging Pain This Holiday

When you hear the words Blue Christmas, you may think of the Elvis Presley Christmas Album. I’ve always thought of that ballad being directed toward a breakup. When he sings, “you’ll be doing alright with your Christmas of white…

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9 months ago

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts

2021 has been challenging for everyone. And though sometimes the days can seem grim, each day and in every situation, we have a choice. We can choose to focus on the negative, or we can squeeze all the joy we can out of each moment…

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9 months ago

What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!

As a new grandmother (for the second time), I have had the opportunity to think about some of the things that were missing in my “Baba Bag” or “Grandmother Survival Kit!” Of course, I was happy to receive helpful books…

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9 months ago

How to Deal with Estranged Family During the Holidays

Family estrangement for women in their 60s is more common than you think. About 70 million people in the United States report experiencing estrangement from one or more family members. For some, estrangement is a choice due to self-preservation…

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9 months ago

Top 5 Winter Vacation Spots

Winter is upon us! Time to wrap up some last-minute holiday shopping, see friends and family, and to embrace (or maybe fly away from) the cold weather! I want to make sure you know of some great places to celebrate the season from around the world…

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