10 Ways To Simplify During The Holidays

10 Ways To Simplify During The Holidays

Another holiday has come and gone. A good holiday. One full of gratitude, family, and thanksgiving. How was your holiday? I hope it was a day on which you could give thanks. The holiday season usually causes me angst. I like the lights of Christmas, but I don’t...
Best of 2013: Why I (H-A-T-E) the Holidays:

Best of 2013: Why I (H-A-T-E) the Holidays:

I posted this article last year and was called by the Rikki Lake Show. While I didn’t hate the holidays enough to make the show, there were many responses that resonated with this post.  I have a love-hate relationship with the holidays.  It’s the...
Hope For Holiday Relationships

Hope For Holiday Relationships

I have the poem “Do It Anyway” by Mother Theresa in my counseling office. It makes me strong and gives me hope for holiday relationships. It was given to me by a friend in a Christmas letter in 2005. It’s timeless. The truths are essential for...
How To Handle Unmet Holiday Expectations

How To Handle Unmet Holiday Expectations

My hometown is beautiful at Christmas with twinkling lights and picture perfect decorations. It mirrors the image of Christmas. A season of great expectations. Unmet holiday expectations are disappointing. How many children are disappointed because they don’t...
Why I Hate Resolutions

Why I Hate Resolutions

I also posted on hating Christmas, and it earned me a phone call from the Ricki Lake Show.  I must not have hated Christmas enough, though, because I didn’t win the golden ticket to be a guest on their show. I’m crushed. During the New Year social media...

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