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By: Rori Gwynne
Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Winter Solstice, many more traditions both religious and secular – all together, all at once the mere thought of it fills me with feelings of dread.Is it because I remem (read entire article)
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By: Ted Frazer
1. Plan Plan PlanMost weight gain over the festive season is due to “impulse eating” – i.e. snacking and eating impulsively; and also because many feel that it's normal to over-indulge over the (read entire article)
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By: Dionna Sanchez
When I was a little girl and would go over to my grandma's house at Christmastime; she would always have this red plastic boot out by the fireplace. For some reason, all of us grandkids just loved th (read entire article)
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By: Mark A. Askew
With office parties, family travel, preparing for and throwing family get-togethers packing in on the schedule and budget, it's no wonder that 85% of Americans complete their gift shopping 10 days bef (read entire article)
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By: Susan Dunn
Things change at Christmas time - new people come to your house with strange new things, you rearrange furniture, add new things like trees, get more tired, and pay less attention.All these things can (read entire article)
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By: Susan Dunn
I remember some years ago picking my child up at preschool and watching the meltdown of a friend of mine. It was approaching Thanksgiving weekend, her birthday, and also her first Thanksgiving alone, (read entire article)
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By: Susie Cortright
Soul Snacks are spontaneous time-outs: creative ways you can nurture your spirit in 15 minutes or less.Here's a week's worth, specially designed to help you balance the busy-ness this holiday seas (read entire article)
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By: Susie Cortright
This is the time of year when it's most difficult to stay on track with our goals.It's also the time of year when we're all in a rush to make new ones.It seems to me that we all have a certain ide (read entire article)
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By: Devon D. Harris
It was a typical Christmas day in Jamaica back in those days. The loud intermittent bursts of firecrackers accompanied by the joyous shouts of “CHRIS'MUS” disturbed the otherwise serene evening. " (read entire article)
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By: Lance Winslow
The holiday season between Thanksgiving and New Years every year comes with much eating during festive celebrations. So it makes sense that people are forewarned in advance to take everything in moder (read entire article)
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By: Nina Nocciolino
‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring… except for that trusty computer mouse. This holiday season, more and more people are forgoing crowded malls (read entire article)
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By: Titus Hoskins
At this time of the year we worry so much about pleasing those around us: family, friends, colleagues and loved ones. In fact, most of us go out of our way to be extra nice and try real hard to f (read entire article)
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By: Dawn Worthy
The holiday season is a time for reflection, taking inventory, giving remembrance and thanks for all that has been good in our lives over the past year. It is also a time for forgiveness, mercy and g (read entire article)
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By: Edi Sowers
As we sadly (or, in some cases – gladly) bid farewell to all the build-up and excitement of Christmas, we look ahead with hope and anticipation to a new year. “New beginnings” is a phrase commo (read entire article)
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By: Bernadette Dimitrov
1. Gift friends a home made dinner - buy 6 red envelopes and write on a sheet of paper ‘An invitation to a specially prepared home made dinner in honor of my special friends to celebrate the festive (read entire article)
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By: Bernadette Dimitrov
We all love Christmas symbols used as decorations however most people have no idea where they originally came from. It certainly adds to delightful Christmas conversations when more meaning is added. (read entire article)
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By: Gerald Njuguna
The holiday season has arrived. It is time to celebrate, make merry, and have fun. Travel plans have been made, lists of gifts for family and friends have been drawn up, and arrangements for par (read entire article)
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By: Kile Law
Day spa gift certificates are among the most popular gifts for every occasion. Providing relaxation, pampering and stress-relief is one of the best gifts anyone could receive. However, it can be diffi (read entire article)
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By: Bill Platt
Before I came online, I had a dream of a great wide world were I could learn about all of the things that ever struck my fancy.When I came online, I found just such a world, and then so much more. (read entire article)
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By: Sharon Owen
Children especially feel the holiday stress. They see the presents but they can't open them. Older children may be wondering if there really is a Santa. Very young children are frustrated because t (read entire article)
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By: Maria Grace
If you are looking forward to the Holidays but dread the stress that comes with them, here a list of 10 tips for stress-free holidays. Go over them daily and apply at least one a day. You will not onl (read entire article)
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By: Kerry Flinders
The holidays can be hectic and stressful. But honestly, they don't have to be. If you put an organized plan in place to help you get through the holidays you will find that you are less stressed out t (read entire article)
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By: Lindsay Wincherauk
For the first time, I didn't receive a Christmas card from my mother. I'm not sure if that's a curse or a blessing.You see, 20 years ago I told the biggest lie of my life. It was on a cold, mid-Decem (read entire article)
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By: Scott G
Ah, the power of love! Your heart beats faster, your eyes open wider, and you're much more likely to listen to a love song. Each February 14, and during the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day, the mu (read entire article)
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By: Sharron Myers
With Christmas just around the corner, many people are racking their brains trying to figure out what gifts to give to everyone. Finding the time to shop on top of all the other daily stresses we enco (read entire article)
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By: Karen Dahlman
December is a month that is synonymous with the holidays, gatherings, gifting, good cheer and wishing peace on earth. It is also a time of frenzy as you attempt to continue with your day-to-day life w (read entire article)
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By: Simon Callow
Gites In FranceA visit to France can be one of those dream-come-true vacations. What if you need to travel on a bit of a budget? Are there any (read entire article)
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By: Frank Morosky
Mention flatulence or intestinal gas, and you’re bound to get a chuckle. But for more than 44 million Americans, it is a serious concern. The odor ass (read entire article)
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By: Sue Taylor
1. Queenstown in the South Island is considered to be the "Adventure Capital of the World". You can bungy jump or go on a thrilling jet boat ride, go (read entire article)
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By: Rachel Paxton
The holidays are a time for friends and family and good old-fashioned home cooking. Who can resist the tempting smells coming from the kitchen at this (read entire article)
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By: Rachel Paxton
Quick breads are a quick, easy accompaniment to any holiday meal. For the best-tasting holiday quick breads, here are some helpful hints: (read entire article)
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By: Donna Monday
This holiday season you might say that old fashioned glitter and glamour is back. The online beauty tips web site (read entire article)
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By: Karyn Greenstreet
I’m sure you’ve seen it happen every year: your business slows down during predictable times, like the summer vacation months or year-end (read entire article)
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By: Meri Raffetto
The holidays don't have to wreck all of your weight loss progress. Sure there are temptations around every corner but you can tackle them with a few sure-fire strategies. Here are some tips to keep yo (read entire article)
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By: Jeff Herring
"Celebrate, celebrate! Dance to the music!" - Three Dog Night"I just want to celebrate another day of livin'." - Rare Earth"It's a celebration!"- Kool and the GangLet's put this under (read entire article)
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By: Maya Bailey, Ph.D.
What do you think of when you think of the Holidays?If you're like most people the first things you think of are the long lines, the massive amounts of traffic and the over emphasis on consumerism. W (read entire article)
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By: Bill Carey
OHSA probably will not be coming around this holiday season, but maybe they should. Hundreds of people are hurt every year installing holiday decorations cuts, broken bones, strains, electrocution, an (read entire article)
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By: Maya Bailey, Ph.D.
Are you wondering how to survive this Holiday Season? Do you get caught up in the fast pace to the point of stress and exhaustion?What if, this year, you could create exactly what you want? How about (read entire article)
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By: Joanna Fuchs
Even though it's hard to find a rhyming poem in card stores, and rhyme is out of fashion with contemporary poets and poetry critics, people still love them. On the Internet, hundreds of thousands of p (read entire article)
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By: Annette Yen
The holidays are fast upon us and as work at home moms we know how it feels to have just one more thing to think about! Meant to be a time of excitement, joy, memories and fun, often the holidays (read entire article)
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By: Cecil McIntosh
Mary enjoyed stress relief before the holiday season; however, (Christmas) holiday stress seems to overwhelm her and cause her to pull out her hair.So Mary requested my help in dealing with holiday st (read entire article)
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By: Dr. Charles Sophy
Ah… the magic of the holidays. We've all grown up with the comfort and mystery of our holiday traditions: oranges in our stockings, presents under the tree, the lighting of the menorah, and more! (read entire article)
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By: Liz Ryan
Holiday office parties stick in our minds under two categories: either a Deadly Dull Evening or Someone Really Embarrassed Himself. The hard part is navigating the middle ground between these two extr (read entire article)
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By: Ken Collins
Over eating is a major inhibitor to staying healthy, yet many of us tend to do just that during the holidays.Between Thanksgiving and New Years day, many Americans find themselves eating more than usu (read entire article)
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By: Jay Bartels
The women in my family have a thanksgiving tradition that they have followed for more years than I can remember. The planning and strategy goes into effect days before thanksgiving itself. They gather (read entire article)
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By: Kacy Carr
Christmas the jolly festive season for good will gestures kindness and happiness is upon us once again.December 25th the lord's birthday is a day for family gatherings where relatives even strangers u (read entire article)
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By: Jeff Herring
Q. The holidays are here again, and I usually go back home to visit my parents with my family. Every year the same subject comes up and everyone is expected to take sides. There was a really bad famil (read entire article)
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By: Richard Chapo
If there were ever two words that went together, they are “holiday” and “travel”. They can be a pain in the neck during the holidays if you travel with kids.Holiday TravelI happen to be a big (read entire article)
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By: Edi Sowers
Do you have big plans, grand ideas, and romanticized visions of how your holiday season will unfold? It's very common for us to have these images of perfection, only to have a less-than- perfect holid (read entire article)
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By: Harriet Hodgson
When our kids were young if you said "oyster stew" they would grimace and exclaim, "Yuk!" Other kids in the extended family had the same eaction. But eating oyster stew on Christmas Eve was a family (read entire article)
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