Thanksgiving Day conjures up images of happy family gatherings, tables laden with glorious food and limitless shopping the day after. All too often, the essence of this significant day gets lost in the merrymaking, eating and drinking, and the anticipation of Black Friday sales. But it needn’t be that way. We all have the choice to observe a mindful Thanksgiving Day. Pass up on the binge eating, the dread of meeting relatives you’re not particularly fond of and the consumerism in stores.
Thanksgiving Day is an opportune time to teach the kids (and adults, too!) lessons in mindfulness that will last long after the day has gone. Let’s call to mind the true spirit of gratitude by following these simple tips. [Read more…] about 5 Ways to Observe a Mindful Thanksgiving Day