5 Tips to Stay Calm during the Holidays

November and December, for many, are trigger months. Having to be with family for Thanksgiving and the Christmas holidays can bring up old hurts, reopen wounds, and sometimes confirm how we don’t belong where we took root. The need for self-care takes on fresh significance in the season of shopping and planning and baking. If…

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It’s Not Happy Holidays For All

not happy holidays for grieving

It’s that time of year when everyone is writing about the holidays and grief. Or rather the grief that holidays bring on, remind us of. Most of those articles and blog posts contain similar themes, great advice, and useful tips. Do I have anything new to add? Perhaps not. Except to remind you that your…

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