Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Daily Affirmations - for the Christmas Season

Things are getting busier at the bookstore, and it'll get worse before it gets better. Tis the season. All of you who have worked retail through the holidays know just how taxing it can be. I try so hard to keep even the smallest hint of the Christmas spirit during December, and all of that effort is just exhausting. This year, I've lowered the bar. I'm taking my goal from a greeting card that Sierra found, took a picture of with her phone, and posted on Facebook. I copied it from there - hence the bad picture quality. But the words ring true:

It says "You know it was a good day if you didn't hit or bite anyone." Nathanial, age 4.

Good advice. That's how I'm getting through the holidays this year.


Tiffany said...

New standards for excellence. I offer you all of my best wishes for the upcoming holiday retail season!

Melissa said...

This made me feel much better about my day, so far I have maintained this threshold!

Kelli said...

I bet Scrooge was in retail! What memories I have of those years! Good luck gal! I think I bit someone every holiday season right after they told me I ruined Christmas for their son/daughter because their CTR ring/book/picture etc. didn't come in time! Happy biting!