If we begin to get in touch with whatever we feel with some kind of kindness, our protective shells will melt, and we'll find that more areas of our lives are workable.
Pema Chödrön
When Things Fall Apart

The Making It Through The Holidays article is a pdf file that is downloaded when you CLICK HERE. This article describes the four concepts I suggest you keep in mind as you approach the holiday season without your loved one present: Permission, Flexibility, Self-care, and Planning. While I have used Christmas as an example holiday, the concepts are appropriate for any special, meaningful day.

If you want to print the article, I suggest the following printing paramenters:
  • Paper size: Letter
  • Orientation: Portrait