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20 Things Most People Learn Too Late In Life

by Nicholas Cole

Life is a journey of twists and turns, peaks and valleys, mountains to climb and oceans to explore.

Good times and bad times. Happy times and sad times.

But always, life is a movement forward.

No matter where you are on the journey, in some way, you are continuing on — and that’s what makes it so magnificent. One day, you’re questioning what on earth will ever make you feel happy and fulfilled. And the next, you’re perfectly in flow, writing the most important book of your entire career.

What nobody ever tells you, though, when you are a wide-eyed child, are all the little things that come along with “growing up.”

1. Most people are scared of using their imagination.

They’ve disconnected with their inner child.

They don’t feel they are “creative.”

They like things “just the way they are.”

Read more on Medium .

7 Safe Ways to Celebrate Christmas That Have Nothing to Do With Zoom

by Lisa Milbrand

This Christmas, it may be hard not to feel a little Grinchy. But before you say, “Bah, humbug," and try to fast-forward into the new year, look for ways to find some fun this holiday season. The coronavirus pandemic may mean your Christmas won't look exactly the same as it usually does, but you can get creative and find some new ways to celebrate – and some of your ideas may be so good you'll make some new traditions along the way.

Here's how to make your Christmas special, even if concerns about COVID-19 mean you'll have to celebrate the holidays away from your friends and family.

1. Prioritize the traditions that matter most to you.

“Think about what is the essence of the holiday for you, so you can preserve it," says happiness Gretchen Rubin, author of Happier at Home. “Even if you're no doing everything you're used to, you can set up the holiday decorations, if that's really important, or make the special foods you love."

Read more at Real Simple.

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