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The Challenge – Maintaining Your Authenticity To Enjoy the Holidays

December 21, 2010 Teri Sica

What greater challenge than being able to maintain your authenticity during holiday time, right?  After all, this is when outside pressures are everywhere – at work, in families, social situations, you name it!   So, whatever happened to enjoying the beauty of the holiday season?

I can’t tell you how many times I hear people stressing out about all of the expectations and how they are going to divide up their time, budget, and loyalties to satisfy everyone.

Whether you’re stressing about your company holiday party, your family loyalties, or your budget, I suggest you evaluate your choices to see if these are aligned with who “you” are and let’s remember – you DO have choices.  Let’s not forget about that!  As you make choices, listen to that authentic inner voice and go with your intuition.  Check out how often you’re in the “should” mode.  Instead, think about what’s real for YOU.

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