KC: Even though I have all these things to do for tomorrow---I know I won’t please everyone and I just have to acknowledge that.
KC: Even though I have ALL these other people to take care of tomorrow and once again I’ll come last on the list. I accept all my feelings anyway.
KC: Even though there are people who are gone and I’ll miss them this holiday. I honor their memory in my heart.
EB: TOO much to do
SE: I’ll never get it all done
UE: I swear if one person complains I’ll scream
UN: I want it to be perfect
CH: The sadness too—the loss of loved ones
CB: I hate holidays
UA: No I don’t
TH: Yes, I do
EB: I love the favorite dish I make
SE: I love to see their faces as they feast on all the goodies
UE: When others get stressed they get fussy so maybe it has nothing to do with me
UN: Maybe I can just send then a mental hug like I would to a cranky two year old
CH: Maybe I don’t have to be perfect
CB: Maybe this will be the best holiday ever
UA: I love all the food
TH: I love the hugs I’ll get
EB: I won’t be alone
SE: A lot of people are
UE: I’ll be with people and all their humanness--- flaws and all
UN: I bet I can spin the catastrophes into a funny story
CH: I can still back and observe
CB: I can look for the joyful moments and memories
UA: I can hold it in my heart
TH: I can’t wait for tomorrow
Breathe in through the nose and out through the mouth- ahhhh
SP: (the point over the heart) Yep, just looking for all the positive moments. Looking forward to loosing myself in all the preparations. Looking forward to the smells and tastes of the holiday. Ahhhh, letting it be magical for me---easy breezy.
If there is a top you would like me to start addressing let me know. LoveLoveLove as you start preparing for tomorrow.