8 Simple Ideas for Holiday Civility

Christmas is upon us and so is New Years. It’s the time when families and friends get together, food and wine flows and so do awkward political, familial and social discussions. Many of us would like to avoid controversial discussions around the unreleased movie – The Interview; the racial tensions plaguing America; the horrific school shooting in Pakistan and other topics that family members may … Continue reading 8 Simple Ideas for Holiday Civility

This Christmas Give the Gift of “Nothing”

Christmas is the season for giving and receiving. Gifts we give are an an expression of our love and affection for our friends and family. However, gift giving can be an expensive affair. According to National Retail Foundation, Americans are expected to spend nearly $600 billion in gifts in 2013-2014. Most of this money is spent on Toys, Hobbies, Games etc. The season for giving … Continue reading This Christmas Give the Gift of “Nothing”