Sunday, December 9, 2012

Slower and Simpler - Holidays

Every year I still need to remind myself to keep the holidays simple.  It has become easier over the years since I became a Bahai, but my family loves to celebrate, and it truly is easy to get caught up in the season.  I found this guide to simplify the holidays that is very helpful:

http://bemorewithless.com/2011/a-guide-to-simple-holidays/

My goal this year?  It is encapsulated in one phrase in the site above that jumped out at me:  Focus on the outside less and inside more.  That will cover all aspects, from too many parties to over-buying, over-eating, and splurging. 

What is really important?  The meaning of the season and what is going on inside - my intent.

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