The magic of the holiday season is wonderful and exciting, but for those of us not celebrating the “typical” way, the ideas imposed upon us can make it feel like we’re missing out or doing something wrong. I’m here to tell you that you’re just right and you have the power to find your Jolly, however it looks for you!
As the year comes to a close and the holidays are around the corner, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or nostalgic for the time passed. By sharing Donna Ashworth’s poem, “Welcome November,” I encourage you to use this time for reflection and to find pride in all of your achievements.
Needing others from time to time is an inescapable part of our human experience. It’s time to view asking for help as a sign of strength and vulnerability. By doing so, we open ourselves up to the possibility of receiving love and care from those around us.