like to share things that light me up, fill me with joy, and make my life easier. Nothing is sponsored. These are just things that are helping me along my journey.
How are you (really) doing, my friends?
"It's the most wonderful time of the year... It's the hap-happiest season of all."
Or, is it? Studies show that the holidays are the most stressful time of the year. People feel like they have less time, more responsibilities, and higher expectations during the holiday season.
"Hi, it's me, I'm the problem, it's me."
A friend shared Dan Harris's 10 Percent Happier podcast episode, "Can Anxiety Be a Gift?" with David Rosmarin.
If you're feeling stress & anxiety this time of year, I recommend giving it a listen. You'll hear an interesting perspective on anxiety, one that left me understanding how many gifts my anxiety has actually given me.
Giving Tuesday Donations
I'm proud to share that together we raised $260 on Giving Tuesday (& Wednesday) for two local families battling cancer.
For additional ways to support Mandy & Gavin, please visit their care websites.
Mandy Leonard - Battling Stage 3 Breast Cancer
Gavin Dowdy - Battling Grade 3 Brain Cancer
Promote Wellness. Spread Kindness.
Recipe of the Week
This week's recipe comes from my teammate and friend, Beth.
Beth shared, "I learned this recipe watching Regis & Kathy Lee more than 20 years ago. It's one of the first soups I go to when the weather turns cold. My family and I love it! Plus, it's easy and pretty
Beth recommends serving it with French bread.
Live well. Be kind.