The most wonderful time of year is officially here. While it’s easy to get caught up in all the cooking and decorating, there’s nothing more important this season than truly enjoying the people around you and savoring the moments.
Instead of scrambling to find the perfect gifts, this year, give yourself and loved ones the gift of being fully present by being intentional about disconnecting from your tech.
Keep your phones on silent, or tucked away in another room when you’re chatting at holiday gatherings, or sipping hot cocoa with your family around the fireplace.
Instead of spending a few minutes scrolling through social media, spend that time texting a dear friend to let her know you’re thinking about her.
Rather than getting lost in another email or news story, take out your journal and reflect on everything you have to be thankful for right now.
Set an intention to be more present this holiday season and appreciate all the warm, holiday moments that make this time of year so special. Because like a snowflake in all its unique beauty, it’ll be gone too quickly.
Tis’ the season for gingerbread cookies, wintery wreaths, and spending time with friends and loved ones!
With holiday love,
Emily and the EveryDay Happy Team
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Quote du jour
“Being connected to everything has disconnected us from ourselves and the preciousness of this present moment.” — L.M. Browning
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