Coronavirus. Protests against police brutality and racism. A country divided politically during an election year. How are you doing?
The past two weeks have been weird. Here in Philadelphia, we have been ordered to stay at home, except for essential personal activities. Schools are closed, many people are working from home, and it’s difficult to find a roll of toilet paper at the store.
How has your holiday season been so far? Are you looking forward to the rest of the holidays or are you wishing that you could fast forward to January and skip the whole thing? For a lot of us, this time of year creates a slew of mixed emotions.
It’s 10:30 on Monday night. I worked 9-5, picked up dinner on the way home, played a game of hide and seek, gave my daughter a bath, and put her to bed. Since she fell asleep, I have been on my laptop doing work for the past 2 hours. I should be relaxing from my long day,
I hope that you are enjoying the beauty and magic of the season. Unfortunately, for many people, the busyness of this time of year can lead to a lot of stress and interfere with being in the moment.
With the holiday season upon us, I began to think about what I am thankful for. With fear and anger rampant in the hearts and minds of many post-election, taking time to be grateful feels like a needed respite.
Is anger putting your relationship or job at risk? Is it difficult to stay calm when others don’t do what you want them to do? Would like to have better control over your emotions?
For the past several months, I have been working with a web designer to update my website. Except for a few small changes here and there, I have had the same website since 2010. Just like my outdated wardrobe, I did not want to change the style of my website.
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