Posts Tagged ‘Happy Holidays’

Winter Solstice Quotes: Holiday Gifts of Light, Love, and Transformation

Winter Solstice: Holiday Gifts of Light, Love and Transformation.   Many cultures have celebrations of light at Winter Solstice. In addition to the lights of Christmas, there is Hanukkah with its brightly colored menorahs and the lighting of Kwanzaa candles. In Pagan tradition, the holiday called Yule, takes place on the solstice, the shortest day […]

A Women’s Retreat for Health, Happiness and Vitality: A Life-Changing Vacation After Fifty

Joy After 50+ Women’s Retreat: A Life-Changing Vacation I have been leading women’s retreats since 1993. What I know for sure is that I was born to do this. I say that, not in an ego-centric way, but as a simple acknowledgment of gratitude for doing the work that I love. I wish that for […]

Best Holiday Gift: Peace, Joy and Vision at the Winter Solstice

Best Holiday Tip: The Gift of Winter Solstice 2011 Winter Solstice is one of my favorite holidays of the entire year. While I used to dread (a joy-buster) the darkness and cold of winter, I have now befriended the dark. I love to sit in the quiet, light a candle and enjoy the moment, as […]

Women of Spirit and Leadership: Your Resource Guide for Healing, Happiness and Empowerment

Announcing the release of the “Spirited Woman Directory”. Enjoy this amazing guide to all kinds of services offered by incredible women from around the country and the world. You will find me on page 103. I hope you enjoy it! Stay tuned for my posts on Winter Solstice and Tips for a JOYful Holiday Season. […]

Valentine’s Tips: Affordable Gifts of Love

As we approach Valentine’s Day: Economical ways to celebrate love Are you looking for fresh gift ideas? Would it be helpful to imagine ways to celebrate that are easy on the pocketbook? How do you celebrate this holiday? Please share your ideas by commenting below. Here’s a link to an article of imaginative tips to […]

MONDAY MORNING MOTIVATION: IMAGINE AN INSPIRING 2011

A POST-HOLIDAY STRESS CURE: POETRY, IMAGINATION,¬†AND HOPE¬† First, a poem¬†written in 1513 that¬†still inspires! I salute you.¬† I am your friend, and my love for you goes deep.¬† There is nothing I can give you which you have not.¬† But there is much, very much, that, while I cannot give it, you can take.¬† No […]

STRESS-FREE HOLIDAYS:WINTER SOLSTICE TIPS

¬† “Good¬†Medicine”¬†for¬†Holiday Stress and DepressionI¬† wish you a joyful Winter Solstice Celebration–an antidote to holiday blahs! Tuesday, December 21st is the shortest day and the longest night of the year– a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the themes of this season and their relevance in your life.Winter Solstice is a time to celebrate a rebirth […]

“MONDAY MORNING MOTIVATION”: QUOTES TO MAKE YOUR HEART SING

Get¬†Motivated and Inspired¬†for a Great¬†Week!¬† Lead into¬†the day¬†with joy and inspiration.¬†Maximize your effectiveness¬†and have a successful week with a… ~~~~ New¬† Feature¬†of Joy After Fifty¬†~~~~ “MONDAY MORNING MOTIVATION” Each Monday morning, like opening a¬†delightful surprise, ¬†you will find quotes, music, videos, stories, tips, and more to brighten your spirit and optimize your mind so you […]

HOLIDAY STRESS AND DEPRESSION: HOW TO MAINTAIN JOY THIS SEASON

Coping with Holiday Stress While the holidays can provide wonderful opportunities for family bonding, festive celebration, and expressing gratitude, they can also be a source of stress and depression. The holiday blues often creep up as a result of unrealistic expectations, financial hardship, commercialization, family issues, and overall exhaustion. What can we do to fend […]

SECRET THANKSGIVING RECIPES : MAKE TIME TO EXPRESS GRATITUDE!

THANKSGIVING “RECIPES” FOR A¬† JOYFUL, MEMORABLE¬†DAY ¬†As we approach my favorite holiday of the year, I would like to offer some thoughts and tips for deep enJOYment of this special day. The suggestions below can transform your holiday from another¬†great meal into a memorable experience! Can you recall a memory of¬† a favorite past Thanksgiving […]

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