Rethinking “Family” This Christmas Season

Rethinking “Family” This Christmas Season   For most of us, when we think of Christmas, we think of family. When I was growing up I remember looking forward to the break, but even better was the opportunity to be with family. Sometimes we would drive to Toronto (from Windsor) to spend time with my cousins. This actually became even more prominent when I left for university and would come home…

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Christmas Nostalgia: A Different Kind of Holiday Blues

Do you ever feel overwhelmed with varying emotions at Christmas time? On one hand you have a twinge of excitement, while at the same time you find yourself frequently holding back tears? Those holiday “Hallmark” Christmas movies can often cause this , but I am talking about more than just that. Maybe you find yourself grumpy, easily angered, irritable for no reason…a real Grinch?! Do you find yourself feeling lonely,…

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