When A New Year Ain’t Nothin New

People get reflective this time of year. They evaluate, re-evaluate, and make resolutions. They determine the things about their life and themselves that they like, and the things they would like to change. It’s like this whole big thing. This thinking, evaluating. This making lists of future goals and objectives. And I don’t get it. Continue reading When A New Year Ain’t Nothin New

Maximizing Enjoyment & Minimizing Stress This Holiday Season

It’s the day after Thanksgiving. Perhaps that means today you are stumbling around your house, stunned from the amount of calories you consumed at the annual holiday feast. Or perhaps you are cleaning up from hosting family and friends in your home, and still smiling from the good times shared over your table. Or perhaps you are simply grateful. Grateful it’s all over.

I know this might be an awkward topic to discuss, but I hate not talking about something just because it might be an uncomfortable discussion. When we allow that to happen, we become a slave to our fears and we let other people’s bad behavior (and our own) to dictate our emotions, our schedules, and….our holidays.  Continue reading Maximizing Enjoyment & Minimizing Stress This Holiday Season