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Managing the holiday rollercoaster … Practice Gratitude

Practice gratitude is not about talking yourself into liking what you really don’t like. It is about conscious appreciating the good things in life. It’s about that first moment in the morning when you wake up you have a warm … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan to do list- Low impact ways to be a stranger who steps up  Have tissue on hand. There’s nothing like the passing of a Kleenex to a teary person to say, “I see you’re hurting, but I … Continue reading

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Hostess

Gathering go to…hand cocktails to guest at the door. And fresh flowers galore. I prefer tons of small mismatched vases or containers for herbs on the table

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Managing the holiday rollercoaster … Emotional honesty

feel what you’re feeling the holidays are about connections with ourselves and each other. Emotional honesty – feeling what we are feeling and not covering it with what we think we should be feeling – often goes a long way … Continue reading

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Managing the holiday rollercoaster … Check your real needs

Check your real needs This sounds obvious, but many of us get so caught up with taking care of everyone else’s needs during this time of year that we forgot to slow down and check our own needs. The results … Continue reading

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