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Leslie Carr's picture

What To Do If You’re Not Feeling Jolly Right Now

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As I type this I’m sitting in a San Francisco cafe with campy Christmas music on blast. Fresh off the presses is national news about people who recently resorted to fisticuffs over flat screen TVs, and one woman even got tased in a mall.
 
It may be “the most wonderful” time of the year, but in some ways it’s also the most bizarre.
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A Stack Of Self-Care Gifts That'll Stave Off The Weight Of The Holidays

Here is your gift

But they're probably not what you're thinking.

I've all but given up worry over the notorious holiday overindulgence weight gain—that worry will keep until after I ring in the new year. But this coming year, I may just dare to give up that worry altogether. You see, worry, these many years over has not produced positive results. Nada one, not a one.

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Dr. Anna’s 9-Step “Fight Fat After 40” Holiday Survival Guide

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There’s not a single one of my readers that doesn’t know how hard it is to “manage your middle” after 40. Between crazy hormones and shrinking metabolism, it can feel like every calorie is gluing itself right to your belly!

The holidays are here and believe it or not, it IS possible to avoid weight gain even when you’re surrounded by sugarplums and eggnog. Try one or ALL of these simple steps to keep you feeling great and looking good (sans Spanx):

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How To Not Overstress, Overspend And Overgive This Holiday

Happy Holiday
LIVE YOUR HOLIDAYS YOUR WAY: FOUR STEPS TO GIVE UP ACTING FROM GUILT, OBLIGATION OR PERFECTION THIS HOLIDAY SEASON AND CREATE MORE LOVE FOR YOURSELF AND THOSE YOU LOVE.

In our day to day life, you feel pressure to take care of everyone and everything else and at the holidays this feeling doesn’t go away, it usually gets stronger. Whether it’s making sure the holiday dinner is cooked perfectly, the holiday party is a smash success, cards are sent out on time, or we’ve bought presents for everyone so no one feels left out. We are naturally giving, and that is a feminine super power that we want to hold onto, for sure. But, sometimes we give so much to others, that we forget to give to ourselves. We put our self-love on hold, especially during the holidays.

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Sheena LaShay's picture

The Second Step Towards Getting Exactly What You Want

I’m going to skip over the enlightenment of step one. The given is that the first step to getting what you want is knowing what you want. I acknowledge some people need to work through articulating what they want without the expectations of others and their own self imposed fears and etc……but really, that’s a post for another day. Today, I’m skipping right to step two because that’s where I sometimes get caught up.

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Simple Gifts, Better Health

For the first time in history retail sales on Black Friday topped $1 billion as millions of Americans began their holiday gift shopping early – and in earnest. But the momentum didn’t stop there as Cyber Monday saw a 30% increase in sales over last year.

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Jennifer Boykin's picture

How To Deal With Loss During The Holidays

It’s “that time of year,” and the pressure is on.

To look happy, to be happy, to have a happy family, to make happy memories.

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Mike Robbins's picture

The Best Gift of All

During one of her shows a few years back, Oprah Winfrey made a profound and beautiful statement that I appreciated very much. She said, "We do shows about lots of 'stuff' and my 'favorite things,' but what people want more than anything else is to know that they're appreciated. . . that's the best gift of all."

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Abstinence For The Holidays

Spiked egg nog, mulled wine, and New Years champagne are nearly as ingrained in our holiday psyches as Christmas trees, menorahs, and Santa Claus.

But why? Why do so many of us overindulge in booze year after year, knowing that by January, we’ll be feeling puffy, bloated, and toxic? 

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