Common Courtesy – During the Holidays

During the Holiday Season, this becomes more pronounced. Traffic increases, we are in a hurry, we have to … . . . → Read More: Common Courtesy – During the Holidays

Remember your health during the holidays

I love this time of year!  Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts are the high points.  But the added feeling of unhealthiness is a low point for sure.

Spices and herbs are an easy way to combat the unhealthiness.  As we prepare our feasts, we must not forget the healing and delicious properties of the herbs and . . . → Read More: Remember your health during the holidays

My Holiday Stress is Cured

My holiday stress today comes from trying to think of something to  blog about that is holiday stress.  I am way behind decorating, on getting my own business going, on just doing most things that are supposed to be done by now for holidays—baking, cards, wrapping and mailing—I think the shopping is done.  I just . . . → Read More: My Holiday Stress is Cured

My Plan to Eliminate My Christmas Panic

My holiday stress always seems to result from time getting away from me. Until recently, I was a chronic procrastinator. I have been working to recover from this debilitating disease, but around Christmas, when there is more to be done than ever, I fall back to my old ways.

It starts like this: “Oh it’s . . . → Read More: My Plan to Eliminate My Christmas Panic

Holiday Stress (I fight it each year)

My holiday stress seems to originate from early in my childhood.  Not that the holidays were bad or anything.  There was just something inside me that created the stress, “what am I going to get?” was a big one.  The other stressors came along later.  Too many things to do:  church programs, school concerts, parties, . . . → Read More: Holiday Stress (I fight it each year)

For Less Stress, Share the Holiday Pressure

I have always had HIGH HOPES for myself before the holidays.  I want to make a lot of things and I actually buy materials to make gifts—I don’t always make it—getting those gifts that I have made in my head, really made.  That does stress me out and I am not very nice.  I have . . . → Read More: For Less Stress, Share the Holiday Pressure

Dealing with Holiday Stress

Gifts, shipping, time and money have always been my holiday stressors.   To deal with those and give myself a break, I make lists.  Either in my head or on paper, lists help me prioritize and organize.  I have a list of what to give, a list of where to go and if I need to . . . → Read More: Dealing with Holiday Stress