Holiday Guide: Give Presence over Presents
“So much of holiday stress is centered around finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Family, friends, co-workers – the list seems to grow every year! As much as we try to remind ourselves that time with those we love is the most important thing, Black Friday deals beckon us, and suddenly we are checking names off the list we weren’t going to make.
Can’t imagine the holidays without the gifts? Imagine this – the joy of giving, but without the stress of shopping, wrapping and shipping.
Extensive research now shows that people are much happier with experiences than presents. We’re not suggesting that you deprive the kids in your life from the joy of unwrapping something special, but by paring down your list and focusing instead on experiences, you may find this holiday season is your favorite yet.”
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