Category: Strong Mom Tips

good deeds

Tip #80: Celebrate Christmas Through Good Deeds

One of my earliest jobs was as a cashier at a grocery store. Now, decades later, I remember that there were customers that I loved having in my line because they were friendly. There were also a few that I would literally hide from because they would ruin my day, they were so nasty and mean. I remember how much I appreciated being treated like a person and how much I appreciated it when I was treated with kindness.

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gratitude jar

Tip #77: Create a Gratitude Jar

Gratitude is one of those things that everyone knows is a good thing but is sometimes hard to practice. This is especially true when life becomes stressful or hectic. The more you turn your focus to being grateful, the easier and more natural the practice becomes.

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Tip #76: Aim for an Experience

As you go about figuring out what to get for your loved ones for Christmas, seek out ways to turn a portion of the gift-giving into giving and receiving future experiences. In light of COVID, you’ll have to be a little creative when it comes to visiting places, but it can be done!

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