One of the biggest gifts of Christmas is our collective decision to take some downtime. It gives us time to think and reflect. Sure, we seem to have to work ourselves into a lather of busyness before giving ourselves permission to rest. But then we try – en masse – to chill out.
The fact that we all let go of our to-do lists at the same time shifts the energy. We can breathe, notice the sun, smile … maybe even stop swearing at the traffic.