Ten Great Holiday Dates For Singles

Written by Toni Coleman LCSW

Ten great holiday dates for singles

Dating duringrepparttar holiday season can be a special treat. Of course, in order to fully experience this you may need to re-order some priorities and make time for yourself and your own personal needs. Don’t give intorepparttar 101822 temptation to put your social life on hold until afterrepparttar 101823 New Year. Manage those work projects and family demands in a way that leaves you open to try some ofrepparttar 101824 romantic and fun-filled activities that are available at this time of year.

The following 10 date ideas should help put you inrepparttar 101825 mood and may even inspire you to come up with a few on your own.

1.Have a “progressive” dinner together. Go to one place for your appetizer, another (romantic and intimate) place for your dinner; and then have dessert and coffee (nightcap), in a quiet spot with a beautiful view of holiday lights or other holiday views. Even better, go by limo, so you have all your time to focus on each other and don’t have to worry about allrepparttar 101826 driving.

2. Take a holiday tour of historic homes in your area. Many areas ofrepparttar 101827 country have these. Often they are done inrepparttar 101828 evening by candlelight. Afterwards, you can go for a walk and viewrepparttar 101829 surrounding neighborhood lights and decorations. Finish with coffee in a quiet bistro.

3. Get dressed up and attend a holiday concert or play. You can spend a lot or very little on this kind of date, depending where you go forrepparttar 101830 entertainment. A nice little before or after meal fills outrepparttar 101831 evening.

4. Go and get hot chocolate with your date; then go look at Christmas lights or displays available in your area. Many places have dazzling displays that light uprepparttar 101832 night.

5. Go ice skating together. Find a nice place, not too crowded. This brings outrepparttar 101833 playful side and encourages a lot of interaction with each other. Hold hands, show off, race- be kids again!

6. Attend a religious service together. This could be accomplished by going to a place of worship that one (or both) of you belong to; or you could go to a non-denominational service. An evening service, followed by a supper in an intimate restaurant could fill you with a sense of well-being and peacefulness.

Surviving the Waiting Period

Written by Myrtis Smith

There comes a time in almost every job when you realize its time for you to leave. Maybe you're fed up withrepparttar red tape and bureaucracy. Maybe you've maxed out your growth potential. Or maybe you're tired of working overtime with little compensation and even less appreciation. Whenever you makerepparttar 101821 decision that its time to go, there is often a gap betweenrepparttar 101822 time you realize its time to go andrepparttar 101823 time you actually leave. This isrepparttar 101824 waiting period.

The waiting period can be difficult to endure, especially if you haven't decided what is next. It takes some people months (even years) to leaverepparttar 101825 waiting period because they focus too much energy on how unhappy they are or waste time daydreaming about a better life. Below are 4 techniques to make it easier to endure your time spent in repparttar 101826 waiting period.

1. Focus on what you want instead of what you don't want. This is especially useful if your next move will be to a new job. Concentrating on what you don't like about your current situation is a waste of energy. That energy would be better spent mentally preparing yourself for your next challenge or building new skills that will help you in another position.

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