What are you doing to make this holiday season different?

I ask this question due to the rough times a lot of us probably had from last year. This year for me started out really really tough. I had issues at work were people were doing all they could to drum up lies and get me fired. Me keeping my cool was the hardest thing to do in my life. I am glad I did tho because it led up to things being much better before the year ended.
I got to a point I lost my mojo with my passion, photography. Lost interest in the bubble, lost interest in a lot of things. It seemed everytime I came here to escape, something negative was going on, or people were getting banned for no real legitimate reason. I just got to where I was exhausted clicking on the link.
I think what really helped me get a new attitude on things was getting my pup Brutus, sticking it out at work and proving my innocence of the claims, and finally ending up with the rightful title of Assistant Mgr, and Finally getting the raise that goes along with it.
I still have issues to deal with, but this season will be the first in a good ten years that I have wanted to decorate the house for the holidays, and get the store I work in decorated to pass on the spirit of the season. I always felt since it’s just me there wasnt any since in decorating, including putting up a tree. Nothing would be under it so why have it.
Ive decided, people and things are going to do all they can to find the negative in things, and it is up to me not to let them bestow it in my own attitude and life.
It will be interesting to see Brutus’ reaction to the decorations, it will feel good to see those who normally walk into the store grab alittle something because the spirit of the season is lingering all around them.
We have had some tough tough times, in our personal lives and here on the bubble, it seems everywhere we have gone..things have been tough.
I feel just starting to decorate at work and here at the house is a good start. We have to start somewhere.

So my question to anyone who reads this….what are you going to do to make this holiday season a more cheerful one despite all you have been thru, going thru?
Time for work. Peace be with you all.

Id also like to pass on a huge apology for not being more active in commenting on your work and journals, I should have concentrated more on that then get into some BS in the forums. So please accept my apologies. This new year, will be bringing a New Attitude!

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