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Embracing the Spirit of Christmas All Year Round

24 December 2023

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A Timeless Message from the "Inspiration Nation" Podcast

In a recent episode of "Inspiration Nation," (Episode 249) hosts Lee Kemp and Jose Noya delve into a thought-provoking discussion inspired by a quote from "A Muppet Christmas Carol": "I will honour Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year."

The Power of Kindness and Connection

The hosts reflect on the unique warmth and kindness that characterizes the festive season. Why, they ponder, can't we maintain this generous spirit throughout the year? The answer, it seems, lies in our tendency to get caught up in the daily grind, losing sight of the importance of kindness and human connection.

Memento Mori: A Stoic Reminder

Jose touches on the concept of 'Memento Mori' – a Stoic reminder of our mortality. This perspective urges us to make the most of our time, fostering kindness and understanding. Remembering that life is finite can help us prioritize what truly matters.

The Personal Transformation Journey

Lee shares his own transformative experience with forming new habits that have become integral to his identity. He emphasizes the importance of setting goals and creating habits, rather than just making resolutions. This approach has led to significant personal growth and a deeper understanding of what it means to embody the spirit of Christmas year-round.

Implementing Change

To keep this spirit alive, the hosts suggest practical steps like forming habits or having physical reminders. For instance, starting each podcast episode with a mince pie as a symbol of Christmas cheer could be a quirky yet effective reminder.

A Community of Continuous Learning

The podcast itself serves as a weekly reminder for the hosts to stay on track with their values. They encourage listeners to engage with their extensive library of episodes, offering daily doses of inspiration and practical advice for leading a more fulfilling life.

Conclusion: Carrying the Christmas Spirit Forward

As we approach the new year, let's consider how we can keep the spirit of Christmas alive in our hearts. By focusing on kindness, connection, and continuous personal growth, we can make the world a brighter place, not just in December, but all year round.

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