I chose Valentine's Day as the day to remind me to screw my head on straight. I am not into boxes of candy for my honey - that's a 'gift' she really doesn't appreciate. Flowers are ok but they start fading in a day or two.Add a comment
Someone said to me, just yesterday, "my children are grown and scattered across the globe. My working career is coming to an end. I have physical ailments I never dreamed I'd have to face. Yet, this Thursday is Thanksgiving and I'm spending it with some homeless friends down by the river. I'm grateful that they welcome me."Add a comment
We’re heading down the holiday home stretch. Some of us are anxious, some not so much. Some of us believe that the ‘happiness equation’ – that measure we unconsciously apply to the quality of our own holiday experience – depends on the number of parties we attend, the size of gifts we buy or the electronic vs paper cards we send out.Add a comment
Help Yourself and Your Marriage During Holiday Stress How does a person take what’s given to them and transform it into something that makes them proud of their living skills?
Here’s what I mean by this overly wordy question: The holidays bring with them once a year demands on time and money that are unusual and often lead to increased stress. By now most of us know the usual suspects – gift buying, holiday parties, extended family, cards, trees and on and on.Add a comment