Happy Holidaze?

(See also Suicide and Stress.)

Whether you're celebrating Ramadan, Bodhi Day, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or Las Posadas, it might not be all celebration.

What comes up for you around the holidays: Shopping, crowds, financial outlet, forthcoming bills, being single, parents/kids/loved ones not around, loneliness, no one to love, or concerned with hurt & tension at family reunions..

What makes you mad: lack of others concern for others, traffic and crowds? Point your finger. How do you judge others? What gets to you, not necessarily about them but about those around you?

Now, turn that finger on yourself - what's at the end of it?) It's not what others are doing - it's how you process it. You get treated the way you teach people to treat you - victim-I'm going to do it all instead of let it pass, others expectations of you........The little kid inside of you is counting down the days with excitement, what did you do to change your attitude? The following is a list of holiday tips:

Do all this and you can remove the question mark from the headline and replace it with an explanation mark. - Gordon Clay

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Now the New Year reviving old Desires, The thoughtful Soul to Solitude retires. - Omar Khayyam

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