December can be a crazy 😵 month! Between end-of-year 🗓 deadlines, gift-buying 🎁 responsibilities, and increasing stress 😟 many of us are wiped out 🛌🏼 by December 31.
In an effort to inspire calm, reduce anxiety, and increase your December joy, consider putting one or more of your strengths into high gear ⚙. Below is a guide to decode the featured illustration and harness your CliftonStrengths during the holidays.
✶ 𝗜𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗿: Invite others along or into your home who may not have holiday plans.
✶✶𝗥𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲: Help fix a problem for someone in need.
✶✶✶𝗥𝗲𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿: Go deeper with those you cherish this Christmas.
✶✶✶✶ 𝗙𝘂𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗰: Give gifts that spark inspiration for what’s to come.
✶✶✶✶✶𝗪𝗼𝗼: Build rapport and make dull gatherings come alive.
✶✶✶✶✶✶ 𝗦𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲: Make a lasting impression by giving a year-long gift! Consider a fruit of the month club, a magazine subscription, or monthly flower delivery.
✶✶✶✶✶✶✶𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: Engage those you love with your favorite holiday memory.
✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶𝗜𝗻𝗽𝘂𝘁: Offer to brainstorm gift-giving ideas for those who are challenged with the tough-to-buy-for.
✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶𝗣𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘁𝘆: Give away your optimism and enthusiasm to those experiencing holiday gloom.
✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶ 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗲𝗱𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀: Use your spiritual depth to show others the meaning of Christmas.
✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶ 𝗜𝗻𝗱𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗱𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘇𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: Highlight the uniqueness of others by tapping into the “specialness” of each person on your list.
✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶✶𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗲𝗿: Share your favorite book or podcast with everyone on your list.
Remember, tapping into your strengths and sharing your authentic self with others is always the best gift that anyone can receive.
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