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    Holiday Series: 4 Ways to Manage Loneliness During the Holidays

    Holiday Series Sponsored post by USAA This post was originally published in the USAA Member Community – 4 Ways to Manage Loneliness This Holiday Season By Judy Davis Being alone during the holidays is tough. For some of us, loneliness means there is an empty seat at the table and miles separating us from our service member. For others it marks ringing in the New Year away from family and friends. Feeling alone during the holidays is a challenge that can make getting into the spirit especially difficult. How do you find the spirit to enjoy the season when someone can’t be with you? More importantly, how do you combat the…

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    Holiday Series: 2 Quick Steps to Make Your Holidays Rock by Judy Davis

    Holiday Series Sponsored post by USAA This post was originally published in the USAA Member Community – 2 Quick Steps to Make Your Holidays Rock! By Judy Davis Twinkling lights and smells of gingerbread greet me around every turn. Even the star atop the tree seems to be signaling that Santa is on his way. Yes, the holidays are upon us and expectations are high. This year will be different. This is the year that it will all come together. All my planning and hard work will be worth it, and I will finally create the most magical season ever. This year will be just like a Hallmark movie. This…

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    Holiday Series: 3 Strategies to Get You Thru the Holiday Season

    Holiday Series Sponsored post by USAA This post was originally published in the USAA Member Community – 3 Strategies to get you thru the Holiday Season By: Judy Davis Jingles on the radio, bell ringers at mall entrances and beautiful lights around every corner; the stage is set for a perfect holiday season. So why are so many of us finding it hard to get into the holiday spirit? Maybe it’s the hustle and bustle of decorating, holiday parties and gift purchases. Perhaps it’s the realization another year is coming to an end.  It could even be the anticipation of yet another get together seated around the table with Uncle…