Give Yourself The Gift Of Presence This Holiday Season

Here are some simple, quick, low demand tips to help set the stage for a happier, more present holiday experience.

Practicing Mindfulness

By Denise Hellekson The Village Business Institute  Remember the days when summer seemed to stretch ahead of you like a blank canvass waiting to be filled with adventures and magical moments? Childhood summers were a time to slow down, relax, and enjoy being in the moment. Then we grew up. Now most people’s summers are…
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Not so long ago, retirement was seen as an event marking the withdrawal from active involvement in the world of work; a time of endless days of leisure and idle busyness. The new view of retirement sees it as a process, not an event; a time of exploration, life enrichment, creative change, and personal growth. Many people who “retire” find a new career path, and rejoin the workforce in a different capacity. The new view of retirement has been called a time of renewal.

Lead By Personal Accountability

In order to instill a sense of accountability in others, supervisors must lead by example—be personally accountable.

Give Yourself The Gift Of Presence This Holiday Season

I can become overwhelmed with the lists of things to be done before December 24. I have been known to become a servant to the almighty “to do” list in an effort to buy the “perfect” gifts, and fulfill the commitments that come with the season. Here are some simple, quick, low demand tips to help set the stage for a happier, more present holiday experience.