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Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Take a Union 15

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. My first job was in a grocery store. I had to join the union in order to be able to report for work on […]

Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Read a Storybook with Your Child

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. One of my biggest dreams when I first became a mom was that my kids would love books as much as I do. When […]

Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Clean Something

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. When we get busy, we often let things slide: the laundry, the dishes, the piles of mail. All this clutter can become overwhelming, paralyzing. […]

Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Watch Pride & Prejudice

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. Years ago, like when I was ten, a cousin gave me a hardbound copy of Pride and Prejudice. Unfortunately, I was a child who […]

Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Exercise

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. As you know I’ve been attempting to become a physically healthier person. Working out is not a habit that comes easily to me, but […]

Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Listen to Your Favorite Music

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. They say that music soothes the savage beast. I’ve known that to be true — of myself and of crabby children. It depends on […]

Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Call Your Mom or Other Mentor Mom

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. When I left for college, I learned the beauty of being able to call my mom. I’d never had reason to do so before […]

Quick Ways to Calm It Down: Take a Bubble Bath

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The holiday season,  and particularly the weeks leading up to Christmas, can be full of to-do lists, stresses, disagreements (often petty), and a general feeling of hurriedness. Let’s calm it down. Feeling a little hot around the collar? Got some aches and pains that won’t quit? Do you feel like the lady in the Calgon […]