Tips for Holiday Self-Care

‘Tis the season to be jolly, right? Sure, that’s’ the goal but it is not always quite so simple…The holiday season is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but for many it is extremely stressful and overwhelming. There can be unrealistic expectations for joy and gift giving, financial pressures and strain, …

THE AFTERMATH OF MAY DAY MAYHEM IN SEATTLE

Seattle is still reeling in the aftermath of May Day, after a peaceful day of protest erupted in chaos and violence. What is May Day? May Day (May 1st) was originally an ancient pagan holiday, a celebration of Spring and the transition to Summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Different cultural groups have designed May Day celebrations or …

TOP CRIMES COMMITTED DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

The holiday season is well underway! Decorations are up, stores are crowded with an abundance of shoppers, and holiday parties have commenced. For many, it is a time of happiness and cheer. It’s a time to celebrate and appreciate time with family and friends. For others, the holidays are particularly challenging, bringing up difficult emotions …