The “A” Guests and the “A” Team Meetings in a Perfect World

In a perfect world we would have only the “A” players of family in for the holidays and only hold or attend the “A” meetings that we scheduled or deemed important. So many articles on the lack of holiday gatherings and the abundance of video gatherings this year got me to thinking. All of this can be just too much. I reminisce of just a year ago when the articles were full of rantings about Read More

Self-Care, 5 things you can do right now

You might be experiencing anxiety, sadness, trouble sleeping or eating, headaches and stomach aches, or difficulty concentrating. These are all signals to take some time to care for yourself. This does not mean that you need to add something more, though; it can be as much about “letting go.” Seek out nature. Walk, bike, sit on a bench. Gardening is a proven mood booster. If you can’t get outside, open your windows for some fresh Read More

How is Your Rockwell Family Holiday Handling You?

It’s the night before Christmas, how are you doing? If you’re stressed, filled with anxiety and overwhelmed you are not alone. It is easy for us to get our expectations set a little high during the holidays and then when it doesn’t happen the way we had hoped or planned we get down. Certainly staring at all the social media posts of happy faces, perfect family photos and of course expectations met complete with holiday Read More