Use this example when trying to break through to family members on Thanksgiving.
The Thanksgiving holiday is a perfect time to offer up some ideas that each can consider for bringing the family back to what you want it to be and start having more fun with each other in the light of love and connection.
Don't let the single blues get you down! Cook up an awesome love life this Thanksgiving!
Ahhh ... November. Are you eating pumpkin pie and feeling like a turkey because you're single? Well, there are a hundred ways to cook, stuff, bake, slow roast, dry rub, fry, and barbecue a turkey — and your dating life — over the holidays. Don't over stuff yourself with two helpings of buttery sweet potatoes, green beans cooked with bacon, chocolate cake, cookies, seven layer salad, and mashed potatoes just because you're single.
Thanksgiving rush getting you down? These tips will help you get in touch with your inner calm...
With Thanksgiving weekend around the corner, it can seem as though there won’t be enough time to get everything ready. Shopping lists, invitations, travel plans, details, searching for last year’s décor - it’s enough to forget what the holiday was designed for, which is thankfulness and gratitude for all we have!
It might be a stretch to be thankful for the pre-holiday panic, but putting the to-do list to the side for a moment will do wonders to take the stress out of your week, not only this week but all through the holiday season.
Thanksgiving is a time of giving thanks! Make sure that is what your kids realize.
by Dr. Mark McKee, for GalTime.com
how to foster thankfulness at the holidays
Parents work extremely hard in order to provide their children with opportunities for enrichment and experiences they hope will lead to their children’s success in life.
Around thanksgiving is when the pounds just keep on coming. FIgure out how to avoid them here.
By Erin Palinski, for GalTime.com
Lose the stress and the extra weight before the holidays hit
As the holidays approach, no doubt your stress level starts to rise. And when under stress, your body increases the production of stress hormones -- pesky chemicals that can actually increase belly fat.
Put prying friends and family in their place, because they shouldn't be asking you that anyway.
Oh, the holidays. So much of scrumptious food, armloads of gifts — and people who've been waiting all year to descend on you with uncomfortable questions about your (and by that I mean your love life). It’s bad enough that your parents ask you intrusive questions year-round, but during the holidays, aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents join in on the fun, too; even certain neighbors seem to have free reign. The polite thing would be to prepare a few "beauty pageant" answers — answers that aren't genuine but rather what they want to hear. Like when your grandmother asks, “When are you going to get married?” you'd say, "Well, I want to make sure when I get married that I pick the right person so I can have an idyllic relationship like you and grandpa." (Sigh.)
Steps you can take to bring harmony back to your family gatherings.
It’s early November and Miranda feels her tension levels rising with each passing day. The Holidays are approaching, and she dreads this time of year because she knows she’ll eventually have to see her Mother-in-law. Miranda doesn’t exactly know why her relationship with her Mother-in-law is strained, but whenever she sees them, she seems to make it abundantly clear that Miranda is not part of their family. For example, even though she’s been married to her husband Sean for eleven years, whenever there’s a family photo taken, her Mother-in-
What you can do to reduce the stress you feel this time of year.
Are the approaching holidays leaving you stressed and frazzled? Do you want to learn how to survive them without wanting to drown in your eggnog? 6 Tips To Minimize Holiday Stress
In this video, Life Coach & Healer and YourTango Expert, Louann Schwager Tung offers her advice for how to manage the holiday season in a cool, calm and collected manner. Learn why organizing, prioritizing and staying optimistic will make this the best year-end yet.