The holiday season is upon us.Â In full blast!
Cooking!Â Decorating!!Â Shopping!!!Â You barely have time to catch your breath.Â So what Iâ€™m about to tell you may not make any senseâ€¦
Find some time this holiday season to try something new!
Yes, thatâ€™s right.Â Iâ€™m challenging you to STOP, take a breath,Â andÂ quitÂ worrying about everything and everyone else.Â Â Â Find some time for a little fun.Â Carve out a few minutes to enjoy a little laughter.
Every year I promise myself that I will try one new thingÂ during the holidays.Â This year, it was riding the Polar Express.
Remember that kidâ€™s movie?
Well, there are several places that have now recreated that experience both for kids and for the young at heart (thatâ€™s adults who still act like kids from time to time).
My Polar Express experience happened to be out of the St. Louis Union Station, and what a hoot!Â We actually rode on a real trainÂ – itÂ came with a conductor, elves, and Santa himself.Â We sang Christmas carols at the top of our lungs, and for one hour, I was definitely a kid again.
Check it out â€“ Google it â€“ and see if there is a Polar Express close to you.Â And if this doesnâ€™t tickle your fancy, find something else that does.Â The point is to take a â€œtime outâ€ from all the holiday craziness and find something that makes your heart smile.
And please, share your experience with us.Â We just may be able to add a few new things to our own list for next yearâ€™s holiday season.