Have you ever been forced to do one of those terrible icebreaker activities or been at a party when someone asked you “What are your hobbies?”
And you thought long and hard, but all that came to mind were the hours of Netflix after work? Or maybe all the time you spend cleaning the house or taking care of your family?
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Today’s post is pretty short, but I wanted to share with you something I’ll be working on over holidays. This is just a brief introduction, but I’m excited to keep you updated over the coming months as it develops.
Feeling stressed and overwhelmed by work is the norm for many of us, but I find it can be even harder to get away from those feelings when you’re somewhere new. Whether it’s starting a new job or position, or moving to a new city, finding outlets to relieve stress is particularly challenging. Your senses tend to be overloaded by new people, places, and responsibilities. While I normally turn to exercise, yoga, and spending time with friends — or texting them if they’re far away — sometimes that just doesn’t cut it.
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In recent years, by the time Christmas rolled around, I had little interest in celebrating other than watching holiday movies and indulging in cookies. It was not always like that. Like most American kids, growing up, I loved and eagerly awaited Christmas every year. I don’t know when my Christmas apathy started.
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