The holidays are upon us, a blessed time of
celebrating and appreciating loved ones, friends, and treasured family
Holidays can also be a time of extra stress, loneliness, and overwhelm.
The good news is that you have the ability to choose for yourself what
kind of holiday season youd like to have. It really is up to you.
Lots of people will be pulling back on their
spending this holiday season. What a perfect way to get back to what the
holidays are really about. By becoming more conscious of your
spending (where you spend your money, who you spend your time with, and
where you spend your energy) you have the opportunity to create your best
holiday season ever!
moment right now to write down your three most important intentions for
your holidays. Now take a moment to write down three things you are going
to do differently (or perhaps eliminate all together) this year.
see yourself on New Years Eve celebrating, having experienced the best
holiday season ever. Sense the satisfaction of knowing that you
intentionally created the kind of memories you wanted. You said no to
people and things that did not appeal to you and said, yes to the things
that did. You slowed down your pace so that you could truly appreciate the
meaning of the season and the abundance of gifts (most of them intangible)
that you enjoy not only during the holidays, but everyday of your life.
yourself smile as you remember that every day can be a celebration. As you
ponder the beauty and love that surrounds you, give thanks to Spirit and
to your Inner Being who is always there to remind you of what life is
really about love and appreciation.
bask in that love and appreciation, remember that Spirit is always there
to support and guide you and that if you choose, 2009 could be your best
year ever. So get out that pen and start journaling about desires
for this holiday season (and perhaps for the year to come).
Remember that you are loved and appreciated by many people (including me).
And remember that the reason for the season is Love. Have a blessed and