Category: Week 2

How Serious are Your Holiday Blues?

The holiday season is about giving to others, but don’t forget that being kind to yourself is important for your emotional and physical health. The holidays aren’t exactly a joyous time for everyone. Psychiatrist, Dr. Norman Rosenthal, notes that it’s a time when people are more aware of their loneliness. People become plagued with unpleasant…
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Easy Homemade Chocolate Truffles

A box of chocolate is always a sweet gift, but a box of  homemade chocolate truffles is a tasty luxury. You don’t have to go to a gourmet chocolate shop for truffles. With this easy recipe, you can make your own chocolate truffles this holiday season . Your loved ones will love this gift! Easy…
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Time is Almost Out!

The year is coming to a close and most of us are already looking forward to the new year. A new year is always more appealing than an old one, but that doesn’t mean we should waste this month by looking forward to the next. Instead of stumbling to the finish line, end the year…
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Inspirational Books Make Great Holiday Gifts

When you don’t know what to give someone for Christmas, don’t get frustrated. Keep it simple! You can never go wrong with a good book. They make great gifts—especially if you put a lot of thought into what specific book will suit your recipient. This year, give your loved ones inspirational books. They’ll nourish their…
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Start Making Your Own Herbal Tea

There’s no better way to stay warm on chilly nights than drinking a hot brew of herbal tea. There’s a variety of brands, but fresh ingredients are not only tastier but healthier too. You can grow everything you need for fresh, health boosting tea in your own backyard. It is time to start making your…
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2020: The Year of Mindful Living

You can discover a life of sustainable happiness and health by living from the inside out with Mindful Living. You can discover wonder, joy, and energy in the simple, mundane, and ordinary moments of your life. Mindful Living is the awareness that every thought, word, and action affects you, the environment, and society. To begin…
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Say “Ho Ho Ho” to Holiday Guests

The holidays are a time filled with great expectations of joy and community, along with fears of potential chaos and stress. Visiting family members and friends are one of the highest ranked sources of holiday stress. The key to surviving the possibilities of  mayhem is having a great plan. The following tips can turn visits…
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Gift Ideas for Your Friends Next Door

Being a considerate neighbor doesn’t just mean keeping the party music down or making sure your dog doesn’t end up in their yard. This year show your appreciation with mindful gifts for neighbors on your street. They’ll be thrilled that you were thinking of them. Mindful Gifts for Neighbors Care packages. Not sure what to…
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7 Festive Hot Cocoas

Tired of the usual hot cocoa? Want something a bit different this holiday season? You can jazz up your usual cup of hot cocoa with a few items from your fridge and your pantry. The History of Hot Cocoa Hot cocoa has become a beloved holiday drink that is often shared around Christmas time. This…
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Easy Crock Pot Bread Pudding

Usually, traditional bread pudding is baked in the oven, but you can make it in your crock pot or slow cooker too. Did you know that bread pudding is a bread-based dessert popular in many countries’ cuisines? It is made with  bread and milk or cream, generally contains eggs as well as a form of fat such as oil, butter. The bread is soaked in…
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