What are the holidays are truly about

What the Holidays are truly about 



1. Paying it forward – doing small acts of kindness each and everyday –    trying to make the world a better place


2. Being grateful for all you have – we never really realize how much   we have until we stop to remember how great our lives are at this   moment.


3. To be in the moment – to enjoy each and every moment of the holiday    – every card, call, hug, smile, cup of hot chocolate. Every moment is precious   and should be treated that way.


4. Noticing the small miracles that happen in our lives everyday – the   smile my daughter gives me, the miracle that she was born, the miracle of my   own life, the sun rising each day, etc.


5. Having the ability to give and receive love


6. Taking action – not just wanting or trying to be better but actually   being the best person you can be and by sharing your gifts we make the world a   better place


7. Being a great role model to our kids and all of society.


8. Realizing what’s truly important this holiday season and every day of our lives – “LOVE”


9. Taking the time to find “You” not the you – you were told to   be

not the you – you think everyone wants to see

not the you – your parents or society said to be BUT the real YOU!


10. Realizing everything is a teachable, learnable moment. There are no   true mistakes or failure, they are all learning lessons. Never fear failure!   


11. Stop worrying about gifts this holiday season – you actually  are bringing gifts when you bring your love, spread your love and joy, embrace   each person with a hug, your friendship, warmth and caring – isn’t that what   the holidays are really about?  Everything else is just filler.   


12. We are all connected and should treat each other(and animals) with   respect, kindness and compassion.


13. It’s a time for forgiveness- this includes forgiving yourself. Forgiveness heals and is a sign of growth and acceptance.


Have a wonderful holiday season!


Diane Lang : Therapist, Educator and Life Coach CLICK HERE for Word document

Therapist, Educator and Life Coach Diane Lang has dedicated her career to   helping people turn their lives around and is now on a mission to help them   develop a sustainable positive attitude that can actually turn one into an   optimist, literally. A therapist and educator of Positive Psychology, she has   seen that it can provide a strong foundation for finding great happiness and   is gratified that it is becoming a mainstream method of treatment.

A parent herself, Lang has taught Positive Parenting to   parents and written extensively on the benefits of using it with even the   youngest children. She has also spoken or conducted seminars on postpartum   depression, striving for balance versus having it all and practical tips on   interviewing, networking and dressing for success and is the author of “Baby   Steps: the Path from Motherhood to Career.”

A Life coach at Discovery psychotherapy center in Morristown. NJ   Lang coaches clients on various issues. Lang is also an Adjunct Professor   in Psychology at Montclair State University. Her college work includes   mentoring students for individual career counseling and personal issue   advisement.

As an expert in her fields of therapy, Lang has been featured in the Daily   Record and Cookie Magazine, seen on NJ 12 TV and the national television   program “Fox & Friends”, Good day Connecticut, CT Style and Better CT. She   has also participated in a reality based Internet show, ourprisoner.com,   hosted Generation X-tinet and appeared in various educational videos. In   addition. Lang is a blogger for Pazoo.com

Lang has an M.A. in Counseling and a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the New York   Institute of Technology. Please visit her website for more information:    www.dlcounseling.com

About Finding your happiness

Diane Lang, practicing therapist, national speaker, educator, and certified positive psychology coach, has her master’s degree in counseling and is an adjunct in psychology at Montclair State University. She has written three books, and has been featured in various publications, and on TV and Internet shows. Diane speaks on various mental and emotional health topics including Happiness, Resiliency, Stress management, Parenting Positive Aging, Anxiety, and Depression in both teens and adults. Diane also specializes in Positive Psychology Positive Education and Positive Parenting. Thousands of individuals have benefited from Diane’s motivational and educational speaking, trainings, and coaching. Her Hands-on approach along with her background, education and experience has proven to be beneficial to all who attend her presentation. To learn more on how you could bring Diane to your organization please email dlcounselingmedia@gmail.com
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