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Each of us needs a highly personal quantity of the holidays; this can range from 24-hour-a- day immersion, or just a little bit Christmas morning. You need to determine just how much you need... and ...

Each of us needs a highly personal quantity of the holidays; this can range from 24-hour-a- day immersion, or just a little bit Christmas morning. You need to determine just how much you need... and arrange matters accordingly. Remember, there is no "right" answer, no "right" amount. It all depends on you. Thus, honesty is essential.

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  • Having the Best Holidays Ever
  • Preface / Introduction@~~~>The LAST Time I Made This OFFER I was BURIED in calls so I am limiting this to theNEXT 5 PEOPLE ONLY CALL ME NOW - dont miss out! CALL ME NOW for your FREEInternet marketing consultation. $100 value. Let an expert show you RIGHT NOW how to profitonline every single day without leaving home. CALL ME -- Liz English -- NOW, (315) 668-1591.LIVE 24/7/365.
  • Table of Contents1. Finding Love On The Holidays-Be Out And Around People2. For the lonely at the holidays.
  • Having the Best Holidays EverFinding Love On The Holidays-Be Out And Around PeopleIf you are looking for ways to go about finding love on the holidays so you will not be alone onChristmas, do not panic or be depressed. There are so many things you can do. First and foremostjust go out and be around people.Take the time to go volunteer at the local soup kitchen and serve up some food for the people whohave no one else at any time of the year let alone Christmas. You will be finding love on theholidays if you help out your fellow man. Making sure that someone has a hot meal in their tummyand a nice, warm place to sleep for at least one night will make your problems seem less important.If you cant do that then you can put yourself out there other ways. Attend your companysChristmas party, you might just meet the new guy from down in accounting. Enjoy the season forwhat it is. Buy a tree and decorations, Set it up in a window of your home so you can see it when youdrive up. Holiday lights are bright and colorful and get you in the spirit of the holiday.Plan a holiday party of your own. Invite your guests to bring a friend. Who knows, maybe one ofyour married friends has someone they would like you to meet. Plan your party early enough in theseason that your guests have time to plan to come to your party. It is a busy time of year foreveryone and you want your party to be a success.Plan to make food for the party or have it catered. Decorate your house for the season and haveChristmas music playing when your guests arrive. Even if you are not much of a cook you couldprobably manage appetizers and finger foods for 20 people. The more you do it the better you willget. Or, just ask your guests to each bring a dish to pass.Go walk outside and look at all the lights others have put up. The neighborhood is brightly lit. If youlive in a place where you get snow, go out on a night when it is snowing and feel how the air feelsand take in all the smells and sounds of the season. Take your skates down to the local ice rink anddo some ice skating You might just meet the man of your dreams out on the ice.Maybe you will be lucky and find a group of carolers and you can join in singing your favoriteChristmas carols. Warm up by stopping by the coffee shop and having some hot cocoa with somemarshmallows or whipped cream on top. You never know where you might meet someone butgetting yourself out there is the only way to do that.When you wake up on Christmas day, call home and talk to everyone who made it home forChristmas. If you have planned your time well you might just be able to tell them you weresuccessful at finding love on the holidays.http://www.LizsWorldprofit.com Copyright Elizabeth English - 2012 4 of 8
  • Having the Best Holidays EverFor the lonely at the holidays.by Dr. Jeffrey Lant.Authors program note. There are about forty days between Thanksgiving and New Years Day,depending on just when the first holiday falls... and for millions these can be the most painful days ofthe year, a time of acute loneliness, isolation, and despair. All you want to do is put on a brave face...and get through them as quickly as possible, wounded and sore just as little as possible.But this year I want you to have the best holidays youve had in years, maybe decades... I want youto get more, far more, from them, enjoy yourself and spread the maximum joy to the maximumnumber. In other words, I want you to be the impresario of happiness, expecting nothing in return,just the real point of the season: giving joy to the world.Lets start with music... One of the things that depresses folks at the holidays is the endlessrenditions of unbearably chipper, even nauseating holiday ditties, you know, of the "Frosty theSnowman" variety. So much sugar and fructose is sure to set your teeth on edge. Luckily you canfight back, at least at home by identifying some non-holiday songs you like and filling your abodewith loveliness, just the things to please you.In this connection, I selected "The Shadow Waltz" from "Gold Diggers of 1933." Its a pre-codeWarner Bros. musical film directed by Mervyn LeRoy with songs by Harry Warren (music) and AlDubin (lyrics), staged and choreographed by Busby Berkeley. Its the perfect film, with the perfectmusic to take you out of your sad state and self-pitying condition and set you... dancing. In aninstant your feet will start an insistent tapping that means you must get up and whirl a pillow aroundthe room."In the Winter let me bring the Spring to you/Let me feel that I mean everything to you/ Loves oldsong will be new/ In the shadows when I come and sing to you."One after another, Hollywoods most popular male vocalists (Dick Powell, Bing Crosby, RudyVallee) had a go at this haunting tune and its lilting message,"Let me linger long/Let me live my song."Go now to any search engine and see which version you prefer... theyre all wonderful.Now lets get started crafting the holidays you want and which will make you as happy as possible.1) Plan yourself "Merrie Little Holidays".Each of us needs a highly personal quantity of the holidays; this can range from 24-hour-a- dayimmersion, or just a little bit Christmas morning. You need to determine just how much you need...and arrange matters accordingly. Remember, there is no "right" answer, no "right" amount. It alldepends on you. Thus, honesty is essential.Far too many people arrange their holidays according to what others want and expect from them.But here youre arranging for the precise amount that is perfect for -- you!2) To make sure you get the proportions just right, write down what you want in priority order andwhat you dont. Dont fib... and dont consider any ones wishes but your own. This in itself willmake these holidays distinctive. And if somebody you know doesnt like your choices, advise themto go to any search engine and find George Gershwins grand tune "Who Cares?" (lyrics by IraGershwin) from the 1931 musical "Of Thee I Sing".Offer them one of your least favorite bon-bons; you know, the one you sampled and put back in thehttp://www.LizsWorldprofit.com Copyright Elizabeth English - 2012 5 of 8
  • Having the Best Holidays EverOffer them one of your least favorite bon-bons; you know, the one you sampled and put back in thebox. Serves em right. I think youre catching the right spirit now... Now kick up your heels and singout..."Who cares?/ So long as I care for you and you care for me". Oh, mama! The holidays will never bethe same. And isnt that the idea?3) Plan how many decorations you want. Remember, this is entirely your call. You decide whetheryou want a huge display in and out or just one little candle in the window. Again, write down whatyou want... and what you dont. Feels good doesnt it? Yeah, I thought youd like this new approachto the holidays.Then do what youve done every year of your life; dig into the attic, basement and closets to reviewyour decorations. But with a brand-new eye and purpose this year. You are going to use only whatYOU want. Remember, these are YOUR holidays... and the decor must suit but a single person. Andif others dont like it? Revert to George and Ira Gershwin above. "Who cares?"4) Now food. This is crucial. We all have our holiday favorites, of course; mine are too numerous tomention. But the holidays wouldnt be the holidays without them. Again, its time for a list. What"must" you have? What dont you want under any circumstances. And, yes, complete and totalhonesty is required. (Admit it, Aunt Annies dishes you so extravagantly praised in years past madeyou sick to your stomach. Now you dont have to eat them, like them, or praise them. Delicious.)Having written your list and prioritized what you want, its time for The Search. Of course this mustbe done online. Search under such categories as "comfort food", "comfort food baskets" and theactual name of particular comfort foods you loved but are not available in your neighborhood now.In my case, one of my several once loved (and never forgotten) special foods was Jays Potato Chips.55 years ago and more, my darling grammie used to give them to me every afternoon when my paperroute ended in her kitchen. Now you may not regard these beloved chips as holiday fare... but I mostassuredly do; along with a bundle of others. You can bet that Ill get a gift basket of them -- formyself of course -- long before the holidays are over. Will I share it? Dont bet the ranch.Now choose... alone, a little less alone, not at all alone.Its time to consider your holiday people options. Do you want a lot, some, or none at all?Remember its your choice. Use the tango principle for making it. And thus I give you one of thegreatest tangos ever written: "Orchids in the Moonlight", written for the 1933 film "Flying Down ToRio". I like Rudy Vallees seductive version best.What to wear... or dispense with. Always your choice.You may think that youve been alone in past years because youre too old, but youre wrong. Anyage is the right age if you have the right attitude and are willing to pull out all the stops. "Orchids inthe Moonlight" will help.To ignite its smouldering passion, what you need is a broad red ribbon, tied on like the contestantsin the "Miss America" pageant. Youll also need a red, red rose (clenched in your teeth in theapproved manner) and youll need that all-important melody, the melody Rudy Vallee renders sowell. One more thing: for the ultimate look add a Santa cap. Its such a chic, unutterably alluringchapeau. Can you really afford to go without it?Now, dance alone or dance with any number of visitors who accept your invitation. Be sure to keepsome extra ribbon on hand, and some extra roses, too. Some people, imagine, will come unprepared.Overlook such faux pas, the better to achieve the greater good.http://www.LizsWorldprofit.com Copyright Elizabeth English - 2012 6 of 8
  • Having the Best Holidays Ever"When orchids bloom in the moonlight/And lovers vow to be true I still can dream in themoonlight/Of one dear night that we knew."Lovely, isnt it? Seductive... enchanting. So YOU!And now its time for the grand finale, compliments of one of the Great Republics most scandalousperformers, Josephine Baker. In 1927 she had a hit on her hands, a hit entitled "Then Ill Be Happy."Youll be happy, too, if you rethink your entire approach to the holidays; indeed, your entireapproach to life. Dont wait for miracles to occur... make your own miracles and share them withfolks less inventive than you are. Heres how this one works: Give these lyrics to each person whovisits you and make them serenade you with them before they leave:"I wanna go where you go do what you do/Love when you love then Ill be happy I wanna sighwhen you sigh cry when you cry/ Smile when you smile then Ill be happy."Oh, just one more thing...... the doorbell just rang. There was a delivery gal with a look of profound respect in her eyes and theloveliest holiday bouquet. "Dr. Lant," she said, "Its from the President, President Obama, sir." Andshe all but saluted. Now you and I know who ordered the flowers and wrote such a fulsome greetingon the card... but I assure you if he werent so busy just now he would have sent this colorful andrespectful ensemble himself.... I wonder if he likes to tango...http://www.LizsWorldprofit.com Copyright Elizabeth English - 2012 7 of 8
  • Having the Best Holidays EverResourceRepublished with authors permission by Elizabeth English http://LizsWorldprofit.com.http://www.LizsWorldprofit.com Copyright Elizabeth English - 2012 8 of 8