2018/2017, blessed, Christmas, Encouragement for Women, stress

Christmas: Taking the Leap from Stressed to Blessed

Christmas is here! That time of year for childlike excitement, and turn-your-hair-gray stress all at the same time. Why is that? I have a theory. It’s our DNA (Director of Navigating Amazing). We’ve convinced ourselves we’re in charge of the perfect Christmas experience. Am I right? Let’s do a quick rundown of four types of… Read More Christmas: Taking the Leap from Stressed to Blessed

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How to Keep Things Simple This Christmas

Christmas is on the horizon and at this point, you’re either calm or you’re frazzled. You can choose calm. Last Friday I wanted to decorate for Christmas, but I was exhausted. In order to stay calm, I planned on taking things a step at a time. First I needed to “un-decorate” and put away my… Read More How to Keep Things Simple This Christmas

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How to Find Joy in the Empty This Year

  They say my nest is empty. I never truly understood what it meant until now. It slipped in quietly while I wasn’t looking and it magnifies at Christmastime. There’s something about children in the house that adds a special dose of delight and wonder (and craziness) to the season like nothing else can. Decorating… Read More How to Find Joy in the Empty This Year