Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

Happy African American father carrying his son on shoulders and helping him to put star on top of Christmas tree.

5 expert-recommended ways to cope with holiday stress

Financial strain, social pressure, and countless to-dos make the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's the most stressful time of year, according to numerous surveys. Holidays may sometimes be painful reminders of those we've lost. And though many look forward to coming home for the holidays, Read More...

live Christmas tree in a pot sits against a grey backdrop

The most eco-friendly ways to reuse or recycle your Christmas tree

Now that we’ve wrapped up the holiday season, the question remains: what to do with the Christmas tree? No matter if your tree is live, recently cut, or artificial, it should be a top priority to consider the greenest way to reuse or recycle the tree for the sake of our environment. Live Read More...

woman spends the holiday alone with her dog

7 Fun and festive traditions for a solo holiday season

Spending the holidays alone is often stigmatized, but health concerns, travel restrictions, tighter financial budgets, or simply needing some “me time” are all valid reasons to have a solo holiday. If you find yourself alone this holiday season, consider adopting one of these new Read More...

Kids on the Nice List

Kids on the Nice List

“If we wish to create a lasting peace we must begin with the children.” - Mahatma Gandhi Christmas is just around the corner, and we heard that even Santa Claus is bidding adieu to coal this year. That’s right, Santa is going green, but we have it on good authority that he’s ditching Read More...

How to cook using your old Chr

How to cook using your old Christmas tree

The early days of January are the time of year where we start seeing old Christmas trees lying on the side of the road, but if you have yet to toss out your old tree, Julia Georgallis has a recommendation for you: try eating it! In her new book titled How to Eat Your Christmas Tree, Georgallis Read More...

Our lady and the juggler

Our lady and the juggler

Invisible gifts produce visible results. Paulo Coelho | December 2008 issue A medieval legend tells us that in the country we know today as Austria, the Burkhard family, a man, a woman and a child used to amuse people at Christmas parties by reciting poetry, singing ancient troubadour ballads and Read More...