The holiday season can be such a magical time for many of us. The scent of delicious meals and desserts fill our homes. Candles and twinkle lights make the walls appear as though they’re dancing. Laughter and good cheer fills the air.
It’s all wonderful, but it can also be overwhelming to many of us. The need to be “on” for hours at a time, as well as all the noise and sometimes confusion can be draining for introverts. This is why I like to make sure I give special gifts to the introverts in my life, gifts that will help provide them with a little time and space to themselves.
Many of you may remember “The Girl in the Tower” and “Another Letter From the Girl in the Tower” by Courtney Warren (featured in Issue 22 and Issue 24, respectively).
One of our readers, Ruth Wilford, was touched by this duet of stories and penned, “A Letter to the Girl in the Tower,” which can be found in our latest issue.
The hustle and bustle this time of year calls for evenings curled up in an overstuffed chair with a warm beverage in our hands. Imagine listening to rain or snow falling while you are cozied up in front of the fire, draped in something soft and warm, reading the day away.
I love giving gifts that remind people that it’s okay to slow down and cozy up. Here are some of my favorites …
As the year comes to a close and the holiday hustle and bustle is upon us, we often find ourselves seeking moments of calm. Relaxing hobbies can help us create these moments as they provide a sense of peace and inspire our creativity too! Below you’ll find a few of our favorite calming hobbies that are perfect to practice during the coziest time of year.