As the holiday season comes to a close, here are Santa’s final tips for celebrating the holidays. Keep them in mind for next year.
7. Eat Forbidden
Foods – We diet all year long. Christmas calls for a vacation from
dieting. And don’t feel guilty. (OK, so just don’t eat the
8. Give to
Others- Let generosity be your guide during this holiday season. (That
does not necessarily mean, however, overindulging your children)
9. Breathe – relax
and breathe in the midst of the frenzy and festivities of the season.
(And while you say you don’t have time, taking a yoga class or two will help
you with the whole breathing thing)
10. Enjoy Your
Family- Pause amid the Christmas chaos and spend precious time with those
you love. (My Dad died this year. I’m thankful I spent Christmas
Eve with him last year and many years before).
11. Ask for Toys-
Don’t let the kids get all the toys; ask for a few for yourself.
12. Toast Yourself for
Living Through the Past Year- Toast yourself for living through one of
the worst economic years in our history.
Whatever your spiritual
tradition, may it be colorful, fun, and filled with goodness.