Creating Satisfying Holidays When You're Alone
While everyone else (or so it seems) is happily enjoying his or her extended family, you may find yourself alone during the holidays. You may be widowed, divorced or estranged from family members. Or maybe your relatives and offspring live too far away to visit. Whatever the reason, some of us will find ourselves facing the holidays stripped of the security net provided by our daily...
'Tis the Season
What makes the holidays special in your family? Maybe it's a tradition passed down through the generations. We asked people in The Villages, Florida, what makes the season so special for them.
Santa's Tip#6 for Celebrating the Holidays- "Sing Holiday Songs"
Day 6 in "Santa’s 12 Tips for Celebrating the
holidays" is, "Sing Holiday Songs". After all, aren’t carols some of the
only songs we know by heart? I know that is true for me. Singing
tinsel tunes just puts me in a better frame of mind. Nostalgia is an element of ideally living.
Regardless of whether your childhood was a happy one, there were those moments
of excited anticipation as...
Three Tips for Navigating the Holidays without Gaining Weight
Making it through the holidays is a lot like being on a roller-coaster ride. The highs of delightful gatherings can be offset by the lows of money worries. The joy of reunions can be dampened by sadness for family members who are no longer with us or from whom we are estranged. Mounting expectations can be crushed by the disappointment of reality.Whatever your situation, be gentle with yourself as...
Santa's Tips for Celebrating the Holidays
As the holiday season comes to a close, here are Santa's final tips for celebrating the holidays. Keep them in mind for next year.7. Eat Forbidden
Foods - We diet all year long. Christmas calls for a vacation from
dieting. And don’t feel guilty. (OK, so just don’t eat the
8. Give to
Others- Let generosity be your guide during this holiday season. (That
From Fat to Fit: Girth Control for the Holidays
Here are three simple ideas that will help you stay FIT during the holidays:F: Fun. Make sure your holiday activities provide fun for everyone. If they don’t, skip them and go on to another. If you're tired from trying to do too much and the tasks are no longer enjoyable, then get some rest (and consider postponing or cutting back on your to-do list). Looking back, your family, friends and...
Gary U.S. Bonds: We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Bonus track time! One of our favorite radio show guests, Gary U.S. Bonds, just gave his fans a very special treat -- a free download of his holiday song, "We Wish You a Merry Christmas."
Happy Holidays from Growing Bolder!
What a year it has been! We just wanted to take a few moments to thank each and every one of you for your continued support, and ask you to help us spread the GB philosophy across the world.
Happy Holidays From Growing Bolder!
As you reflect on 2009 and look ahead to 2010, we encourage you to take a moment to watch stories that will inspire you, raise your spirits and remind you that anything is possible in life, no matter what obstacles you must overcome.
Holiday Displays of Yesterday
Remember when the holiday season unfolded before you behind the glass of storefront windows with scenes of winter wonderlands, Santa's workshop and animated figures? A man who set up windows on Madison Avenue has rescued many from the trash.