Just love the holidays! Absolutely love the holidays! The air is different. The spirit of Christmas is evident. Family, laughter, fun, and cheer fills the atmosphere. Lights everywhere brightens the sky ushering the spirit of the season. Not to mention the gifts; the fun; the parties and so much more.
Though I write and it brings me joy, there’s nothing like a good movie. I’m not talking the hallmark type where we can predict the end. It’s always the ideal ending. I’m talking real entertainment. Fun times with the family. Here I share 11 epic holiday movies.
- A Christmas Story
- How The Grinch Stole Christmas
- Home Alone
- The Holiday
- A Christmas Carol
- This Christmas
- Jingle All The Way
- Christmas With The Kranks
- The Family Stone
- Miracle on 34th Street
- Die Hard
Curl up with popcorn, your favorite blanket, dog or your love and enjoy the delight of these unforgettable holiday movies.
From the list, how many have you seen? Any missing? Add your fav.
Get your copy of book GreenLight and start planning for your holiday gift list.
A workaholic, an insatiable learner, and serial volunteer. That’s what I do when I’m not writing. I volunteer in activities that contribute to the growth and personal development of individuals. My passion is connected to my vision to see a world where individuals can become successful, however they define it. So I invest the time to speak with individuals and groups throughout the local, national, and international community. Totally satisfying!
In search of being refreshed, I recharge through family play and engaging in the world of film. I hunger for movies. Drama, sci-fi, action, comedy, love…, it doesn’t matter, it all works! It reboots my mind. And when it’s done, I’m able to return to my past-time, to write.
Life is amazing! But sometimes it gets Messy with on-the-job demands , caring for family, life conquests, desires, dreams, and the pursuit of our goals become overwhelming. When they all come together to intertwine, it can get downright busy. ith little Courage, we feel unable to manage them all.
That’s when wisdom steps in and urges us to step back. To breathe. That’s when we receive that inner call for time-out so you can refresh, revive and rejuvenate. It would be great to get away on a vacation and take a trip to Europe… but hey though that’s ideal, it’s not always possible to do getaway that far on a whim. So here I share a few tips gleaned for a quick reboot.
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- Go for a walk
- Cut back on the caffeine
- Watch a funny movie
- Enjoy a new hobby
- Write down your woes, then throw them away
- Visit a close friend
- Put away your phone
- Get some Exercise
- Plan ahead so you’re not so rushed
- Perform a random act of kindness
- Read a good book
Hope this list helps. Adopt one, two or a few, and start your journey to de-stress today.
Tis the Season. I hear the sounds of the waves A-Calling. It’s getting louder. Now shouting for some well needed time to relax. Time to rejuvenate. It’s time to listen to the waves. It’s Time for quiet, peace, and serenity. I hear Footsteps of the waves a-calling.
Do you hear it too?
I️ received a call with an enquiry about the holidays, and time off. No doubt a pain for employers and an avid desire for team…
I️ received a call from a business owner about time off during the holidays. “Everyone wants to take time off at the same time. What’s the best way to handle this during the holidays?” she Dubiously asked.
Time off during the holidays can be a Riff issue for employers, and an emotional desire for team members. Employers fear absence will impact business results. Meeting the demand often prove overwhelming for small business owners who operate in the hospitality, retail, and other industries that service holiday needs.
On the other hand, employees wish to spend time with family, especially those visiting from out-of-town. Let’s not forget the busy preparations involved, amidst the hustle and bustle of the holidays.
So how can we balance the two? You don’t have to be mean about it. I concur with Kim Scott’s recommendation on the topic. Here’s my take on the issue.
- The Balancing Act. Try the trade-off. Employees know the drill. Share holiday coverage needs and let them work it out amongst themselves. Only step-in if you absolutely must.
- Comp days. Give them half/full day off at less demanding times. You will find this works very well, and shows compassion to those who must work.
- Flex-Basket. Try a flex-basket of Goodies from which they can choose. This would include a selection of delights such as lunch, dinner, drinks, partnership with vendors for relaxation/rejuvenation goodies (e.g. mani/pedi, movie tickets, etc.). Believe me, this works wonders.
So there you have it! Three simple tips that will bring delight to your team, and smooth your business over the stressful holidays.
Noticed anything missing that you would add to best manage this issue during the holidays? Do share!
Peace, Calm, Quiet, Rejuvenating.
That’s the beauty of Solitude.
The Sea. The waves. Sunrise. Sunset. Clouds. The sky.
The Sea. The waves. Sunrise. Sunset. Clouds. The sky.
Bask in the beauty of nature.
Listen. Hear the waves.
Breathe. Tea sips. Sleep.
Smile at babies.
Look up, stare at the stars, the sun, the moon, your love.
and Relax. All are simple ways.
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Beautiful feelings of Fall. Quiet Nostalgia. Nudges times to pause. Times to reflect, unwind, and move ahead with the Graceful things that matters most.
Embrace the delights of memories past. Then forge ahead
The vibes; the rythms; the mystic music enthuse our frame of mind and instigate thoughts that Quiets our souls in distant love. Island… creates the feeling of contentment that all is well. No matter how busy life gets, an island waits in the distance to soothe our longings.
Why not plan a getaway to any of the caribbean islands – Jamaica, Trinidad, Bahamas, Cayman, and more. Listen…can you not hear it? They are a Calling with promises of lazy days basking in the sun, sea and sand.