Giving and Receiving

In the midst of the hustle and hassle of these last few days before Christmas, it’s hard for me not to get at least a little bit cynical about our consumer culture. The advertising campaigns are in full swing, and everyone seems to be competing for my last dollar. I...

Holiday Stress: It’s That Time of Year Again (Part 3)

Holidays are stressful for everyone. Has anyone in here recently gone through a life changing event? A divorce, a marriage, a move, a child leaving home, an adult child moving home, the loss of a loved one? If you’ve had any of those events happen within the past 6...

Holiday Stress: It’s That Time of Year Again (Part 2)

Have you noticed that the holidays seem to bring out the best and the worst in people (including yourself)? It’s normal to have some very joyful wonderful moments right next to some very sad and angry moments. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed and want to cry. It’s also...