With a major holiday like Christmas coming up, it can be very easy to fall into stress and anxiety. But, at times like this, it's incredibly important to remember the true spirit of the holidays. They're meant to spread love and kindness, to give joy to others, and just to give in general. So don't let holiday related stress get you down; instead, focus on the true message of the holidays and fully embrace it. Enjoy the holidays for what they are, a time to give, embrace joy, and spend time with loved ones.
Today, let's all take a moment to consider the parts of life we're thankful for. It's true that we will always encounter obstacles and hardships throughout life, but even on our worst days, and in the toughest times, there are so many things to give thanks for. Just to be alive and breathing is such an amazing experience, and a wonderful opportunity. We can choose to dwell on the negative parts of life, or we can concentrate on those that are positive and enrich our lives.
Rather than agonize over the progress of other people, let's focus on our own, and work on improving ourselves the best we can.