CHFA is proud to be the voice of the natural health industry. As CHFA President, I am proud to be our organization’s voice. From the latest updates on issues affecting our industry, to my personal insights on professional life, my blog, "The Long Story", is a collection of thoughts and ideas that will give you a unique perspective into our industry.
On December 22, 2016
Every year when the holidays roll around, the spiral of pressure, celebration, excess and expectation begins. It’s a stressful time of year. There are deadlines to be met — both personal and professional. More things to buy, food to prepare, events to go to. Just more of everything. And each year, it seems to begin a little earlier.
While you would think that this would give you more time to get everything done, the reality is that it just seems to extend the season of stress. And no matter how diligently you try to approach the holidays, the reality is that there is “just one more” present to buy or thing to do until it’s over — and then you barely remember what happened.
This season, I’ve committed to taking a few minutes to focus on what’s really important to me. And really, that’s about remembering and celebrating what I’m thankful for. And this is what I’ll try to keep in mind over the next week or so:
Over the holidays, I encourage you to take a few minutes to reflect and think about all you’re thankful for, and to focus on those wonderful moments and memories you’ll be sharing with the people you love.
Merry Christmas and all the very best for a 2017 that’s full of health and happiness.