I don't know about you, but I have a love-hate relationship with this time of year. I love the holiday hoopla, but at the same time, my to-do list seems to double and the entire month of December feels like a sprint to the finish line. Every year during the holidays, as I experience that frazzled feeling from trying to do too much, I stop to remind myself to count my blessings and focus on what is important. Life isn't perfect, and sometimes it isn't any fun, but for the most part I am so grateful for the experiences I have had and the people who have crossed my path, both personally and professionally. Read more.