Holiday Memories And Sacrifices - Deepstash

Bite‑sized knowledge

to upgrade

your career

Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.

Holiday Memories And Sacrifices

Much of the childhood holiday magic we remember was a sacrifice for most adults who wanted the time to be special for kids. True holiday spirit is a mix of pleasure, sacrifice and pain, a mix of emotions where our own sense of joy is hardly felt.

The holidays amplify the loneliness and sacrifice, due to the pandemic, global remoteness, joblessness, personal loss and the many unspoken feelings that become evident at this time.

STASHED IN:

113

MORE IDEAS FROM THE SAME ARTICLE

Right after Thanksgiving, the sights and sounds around us morph into a familiar holiday cheer, with twinkling lights, christmas carols and classics on TV channels. It can be the best feeling in the world, but also can be an oppressive feeling for some, who are so lonely that they feel ‘mocked’ by...

  • Eat chocolate.
  • Take warm showers.
  • Wear warm socks.
  • Laugh as hard as you can.
  • Read the comics.
  • Play your favourite Christmas movies.
  • Try new recipes.
  • Look at old pictures and read old letters.
  • Write down whatever is good...

  • Wake up early, preferably after a good sleep.
  • Make your bed in the morning.
  • Exercise for at least one hour, or even just basic breathing exercises.
  • Go out for a walk in the sun.
  • Have a light and healthy breakfast.
  • Be decisive, compassionate and f...

  1. Call up your friends, or do virtual meetings.
  2. Adopt a dog.
  3. Start gardening.
  4. Cook with friends on a Facetime/Zoom call.
  5. Join virtual communities of your interest.
  6. Volunteer.
  7. Go to a nursing home and interact if possible.
  8. Join a v...

Discover and save more ideas by creating a

FREE

Deepstash account.

Develop a

reading habit

, save

time

and create an amazing

knowledge library

.

GET THE APP:

MORE LIKE THIS

Social Inequality

  • Before we move towards a just society by going vocal globally, we need to cater to first place the injustice starts: Our Homes.
  • We need to have some hard conversations with our near and dear ones to understand the genesis of inequality and injustice before we try...

STASHED IN:

49

Loneliness And Loss Of Connection

Loneliness is nothing new, but the last decade the feeling has expanded to alarming degrees. Loneliness used to mean being socially isolated, but now it means loss of connection, lack of trust, and mental isolation in between two people sitting next to each other.

The digital vortex offe...

2

STASHED IN:

391

Financial Tensions In A Relationship

  • Most couples have disagreements and difference of opinion with matters related to money, due to many factors.
  • We live in a society where attaining financial security is a huge challenge, whereas financial success is placed on a high pedestal.
  • Marriage has traditionally ...

3

STASHED IN:

78