Even those of us who look forward to Christmas all year long can be disappointed when our expectations don't live up to the reality. This contemplative "little book of festive joy"
provides a road map for taking an intentional approach to the holidays, to help you prioritize what aspects of the season you most wish to honor and celebrate. Loaded with tips for helping determine what Christmas means to you—whether it's rooted in religious faith, family tradition, or gift giving—Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year
encourages thoughtful planning, mindful gifting, even time and space for "honoring the melancholy"
that can crop up in the midst of merrymaking. This year, skip the pressure to create a picture-perfect Christmas and instead celebrate your
perfect Christmas. (KG)