Last week marked the beginning of the holidays for many. Traveling far and wide, or nesting at home, many of us gathered with friends and/or family to share a meal, mingle in conversation, and take time to be with each other. For most of us us, this is a break in our daily routines.
Some of us lucky enough to get time off, time to rest and relax, eat good food in just the right amount, and indulge in meaningful conversations with people we adore and love.
That all sounds quite dreamy. If that is not what your holiday was like, perhaps it was more like this… a step out of a comfort zone into what may feel like a “fire” zone, stepping into conversations about politics, morals, or values with family members that just might push some of your buttons or rough your feathers. You ate too much, drank too much, and felt tired and cranky. Perhaps you felt like you were simply walking through the motions and counting the hours until you could step back into your normal routine, have your space, eat your own food. Continue Reading