Tag Archives: holidays

How Not to Hate Yourself This Thanksgiving

How Not to Hate Yourself This Thanksgiving

What I instruct myself before Thanksgiving dinner every year: “You’ll just eat the turkey breast and some vegetables and a few bites of your favorite starches. A sliver of pie. Then you’ll go running on Friday morning.” ...
Keep Calm and Herb On

Keep Calm and Herb On

It’s really hard to gift-wrap a guitar. The black velvet pants I was totally rocking last year at Christmas were too snug to wear at this year’s Thanksgiving, and I got into several annoying conversations with the food-pushers of my clan about why I ...
When Troubles Linger, Go Ginger

When Troubles Linger, Go Ginger

If you’re the kind of person who can remain detached and amused while tempers around you flare, you’ve got to love the holidays. That’s when politics are debated during the soup course and before dessert is served, your sister mentions at least twice ...
4 Tips for Taming Stress

4 Tips for Taming Stress

You may have circled a couple of red-letter days on your calendar–days you know are going to be stressful. Maybe you’ve got a deadline approaching at work, a dental appointment or a wedding to attend. During these times, at least we’ ...