These Small Hours: Living Intentionally During the Holidays
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These Small Hours: Living Intentionally During the Holidays

‘Tis the season for extra baking, shopping, wrapping, decorating and entertaining.  Starting with the Thanksgiving holiday and ending with New Year’s, the addition of extra activities on top of our regularly scheduled lives can get pretty stressful. Don’t get me wrong—I’m definitely in favor of doing the “extras.”  Holidays mark the passing of the year. …

Tips to Manage Stress for a Happier Holiday Season
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Tips to Manage Stress for a Happier Holiday Season

It’s all too easy to get overwhelmed with thoughts about what is coming up this holiday season. Parties, dress rehearsals, programs, shopping, wrapping, decorating, baking…did you feel your heart rate increase? Let’s take a look at some ways to lessen the holiday stress and stay happy during the season. Manage Stress with a Calendar Plan…

Simple Planning That Works Even for an Un-Organized Christmas
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Simple Planning That Works Even for an Un-Organized Christmas

Let’s face it, not every Christmas is easy and organized. Circumstances change, activities vary from year to year and we have our own personal seasons of coping (or not). The good news is that even during less-organized years you can still benefit from some simple planning. Here are some ideas for ways to prepare a…