Holiday Finances

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One of the most challenging parts of the holiday season can be navigating our finances. Whether we are unemployed, pay-check-to-paycheck, or experiencing something else, this time of year can present challenges to our financial life and our well-being. There are some considerations we can make and some steps we can take to navigate our financial well-being during the holidays. Stick … Read More

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There are some conversations we cannot wait to have when we reunite with loved ones during the holiday. Catching up with far-flung family members, chatting with a dear cousin, or asking a young nephew how the soccer season went this year are all conversations that can bring us joy. However, there are other conversations that take us out of the … Read More

Expectations: Comparing Self

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They’re everywhere: Photos of perfectly trimmed trees a perfectly prepared Seder, the expertly decorated house, the matching pajamas, and the adorable dog with antlers. Since we are bombarded at times with images of perfect holidays, it can often feel like we’re just not stacking up. As we go through the holiday season there are a few things to keep in … Read More

Holiday Self-Care Series

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This time of year, whether we celebrate a holiday or not, we can certainly get into the spirit. But for many of us this time of year is also marked by a “Happy Holidays?” feeling. Maybe we’re experiencing our first sober holiday season, perhaps we’re navigating family pressures, or maybe we just aren’t feeling as perky and joyful as those … Read More