Category: Week 3

Try a Minimalist Holiday

The holiday season can be a rather busy time, and according to a survey from Consumers Report, 90 percent of Americans experience stress over holidays. Holiday stress can lead to feelings of loneliness, depression, and anger. Fortunately, taking a step back and creating an alternative, minimalist holiday experience can help reduce stress and help you enjoy…
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5 Mindful Holiday Tips

The winter holidays bring people together, but they can also bring stress and anxiety. Stop feeling overwhelmed and try these mindful holiday tips. For a healthy holiday you must learn how to relieve stress. Five of the top holiday stressors are shopping, traveling, insomnia, seasonal depression, and unhealthy eating habits. There are a few mindful…
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Gifts for Your Four-Legged Friends

It’s been a tough financial year for many Americans, but this hasn’t discouraged them from giving to others, especially to their pets. AP-Petside.com says over 50 percent of pet owners will have gifts for their four-legged friend this year, an improvement from previous years. This year find the perfect, affordable gifts for your pet Luxury…
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Involve the Neighbors in Holiday Festivities

The holidays aren’t just a time to celebrate with family. Getting the neighbors together for holiday festivities is a great way to further friendships and meet new residents to the area. Decorating houses and lawns typically creates holiday cheer in a community. But this year why not go a step further with caroling, volunteering, craft…
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Delicious Holiday Fudge Recipes

Are you looking for easy Christmas sweets to serve at your upcoming holiday gathering? If so, Christmas fudge may be the solution. All you need is a little butter, sugar, flavoring, and milk/water. Combine it all together and you’ve got yourself a delicious, chocolaty creation that is sure to be a big hit with your…
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Retreat, Review, Renew

You are at the end of year. Another year of your life is over! Don’t carry the mindless habits that bring you unhappiness, stress, and worry into the new year instead follow our mindful reflection tips. Here are a few mindful reflection tips to retreat, review and renew this new year Retreat. Take at least 10…
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Out-of-the-Box Gift Ideas

Having a little trouble coming up with original gift ideas for that someone special? Why not try thinking for out of the box gift ideas this year? Mindful gifts are a creative and thoughtful alternative that everyone is guaranteed to enjoy. Listed below are some out of box gift ideas that will warm their hearts.…
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Bah Humbug

There Are Many Reasons For Your Bah Humbug Do you want to turn the feelings of Bah Humbug to Ho Ho Ho this year? There are several causes if the holiday blues. Typical sources of holiday sadness are stress, fatigue, financial stress, the grief of an old relationship, loss of a loved one, over-commercialization, unrealistic…
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Give the Gift of a Massage

Research shows massages reduce stress, relax your muscles and give you an immune boost. Researchers measured immune function in healthy adults who received a massage. The massaged group had more white blood cells including natural killer cells, which help the body fight viruses and other pathogens. This group also had fewer types of inflammatory cytokines…
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Stress Less this Holiday Season

This is the most stressful time of the year. A recent survey reveals that 69 percent of Americans would skip exchanging gifts if their family and friends agreed to it and about half of us dread the holidays this year. We just have too much to do during this time of the year. Here is…
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