The Spirit of Xmas is upon us and as we embrace that crazy time of the year it is important to remember what it is really all about. Xmas has always been a time of bringing together your family and your friends for one big thank you celebration. It is a great time to touch base with those who we deem important in our lives but it also a time in which we count our blessings and notice how well off or not that we are compared to others. These are the thoughts and feelings that follow us through the crazy season and bring us to the deeper connection that Xmas brings for our families and ourselves. This Xmas will be no different yet I have noticed that the focus for many is on the stress and lack that it can bring instead of the family and community they are a part of. Remember where you place your attention is where the energy goes look at this time of the year as an opportunity to give the most important gifts of all your smile, your love and your gratitude.
Giving bring joy to our hearts and reminds others that they are appreciated and loved. Whether you give a gift, your time or food makes no difference, just give freely and let joy be yours. Give what you have to give you do not need to break the bank to give at Xmas, however the more you give the better you will feel and the more you will be acknowledged by those whom you have given to, which is why we all overdo it a little. 🙂
The gift of Xmas is the gift of giving, not the gift given! Remind yourself of that and go enjoy the silly season for what it really is a time to share your gifts with others!