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Celebrate Anyway In A Safe, Healthy Way

Celebrate Anyway In A Safe, Healthy Way

The holiday season this year, 2020, is going to be different. We already know that. How about choosing to have a creative celebration in a safe, responsible, and healthy way and celebrate anyway! One that you can fully embrace and enjoy for all that it can be, instead...

We’re food obsessed and it’s killing us

We’re food obsessed and it’s killing us

We're food obsessed and if we don't shift that mindset it will continue to have dire consequences. "Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat." Socrates. A simple idea that we, at least in North America, have very backwards. Most of our society lives to eat. Be...

Lowering Holiday Stress Part 4

Lowering Holiday Stress Part 4

Is the big meal a part of a stressful holiday celebration in your home? Tradition for many families in our society dictates that the matriarch of the family or the woman who is hosting the holiday dinner in her home is responsible for pretty much EVERYTHING. All too...

Lowering Holiday Stress Part 3

Lowering Holiday Stress Part 3

Ever have those stressful holiday guests who always seem to invite themselves to stay at “Chez You” at this time of year. You know the ones. You don’t share anything in common, their ways of living, use/abuse of your home, and maybe even their very values seem to be...

Lowering Holiday Stress Part 2

Lowering Holiday Stress Part 2

Have you been feeling gift giving stress while out shopping this holiday season? It's time to check in with how you are feeling about gift giving this holiday season. Gratitude and giving gifts out of love, to express thanks, and for any number of positive reasons is...

Lowering Holiday Stress Part 1

Lowering Holiday Stress Part 1

Holiday stress can mount at this time of year for many people. Demands on your time, finances, and energy can be all consuming and lead to higher anxiety and possible consequences including: An unhappy holiday experience leaving you wishing it would just end...