For the Holidays, BE the Light

By Sunday, December 20, 2015 0 Permalink

The past week, I watched some Christmas movies (any recommendations? I saw Elf and How the Grinch Stole Christmas and absolutely loved them!) and painted some cards, like the one you see above. Some years, I don't really get into the Christmas spirit. Too much agitation, consumerism, gift buying, stress, horrible traffic and general exhaustion. ...

3 things I want to do this Holiday season

Hello my dears and Happy Holidays! As I write this, my mother is in the kitchen preparing the turkey for the Christmas dinner, there's carols on the radio and around town there are some people carrying bags with supplies to cook later today. It's easy to get stressed or anxious about the Christmas cookies, burning the special ...

Take it easier during the Holiday season. Here’s one simple idea.

In case you feel rushed, stressed, pressed, pulled from side to side...take a deep breath. And keep hope that it will turn out just fine. You know that saying Everything will be ok in the end. If it's not ok, then it's not the end. According to Stephen Covey, one of the main things happier people do is keep ...

Slowing Down – How To

This is part 3 of a series of 3 blog posts on how slowing down can actually improve effectiveness and productivity. This focuses on practical aspects. The first one's called "Are you living your life too fast?" and the second is "Benefits of SLOW living". How to slow down? I'm a fairly fast person. Multitasking is my ...

The century of individualism

You know the world is full of infinite possibilities. Your parents told you "you can be anything you want". Or, if your parents did not tell us so, you quickly found that out from books, magazines or motivational movies. You quickly realized that in order to succeed you have to be unique. You explored how marketing comes up ...

Moving out = stages of change

I am moving to a new apartment. I was congratulated, received many encouragements, good wishes and the like, yet I look around me in horror. I hate moving. The clutter around, the dust, the confusion as you can't find anything anymore. But in the end, moving out is a renewal process. "You have a few days of ...