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holiday stress
Darcey Levy Internet Holiday Stress: Fact or Fiction By Mark Gokin This article Holiday Stress: Fact or Friction by Mark Gokin reminds us of how contradictory the holiday season can be for many people. With the marketing world and the economy like it is today, it is easy to get wrapped up in the stresses of the holidays. Everyone wants the perfect gifts, decorations, food, parties and reunions and the author reminds us how much of the spirit is lost and just how cumbersome all of these ac ... Darcey Levy Internet Holiday Stress: Fact or Fiction By Mark Gokin This article Holiday Stress: Fact or Friction by Mark Gokin reminds us of how contradictory the holiday season can be for many people. With the marketing world and the economy like it is today, it is easy to get wrapped up in the stresses of the holidays. ... This article tries to distinguish between the complexities of the holidays more specifically, Holiday Blues and Holiday Stress. ... And because everyone wants this perfect, idyllic, holiday they often stress themselves out trying to attain it. The second "f&... Wordcount: 396 Pages: 2
Holiday Stress
The holidays! They're supposed to be a time of warmth, happiness and excitement. For many people, they are. Although for some, the season can be a paradox. Joyous feelings, family and religious traditions can be overshadowed by stress, fatigue and gloom--"the blues." In addition to all of the gifts, goodies, decorations and events, the holiday season can be filled with many pressures. The holiday blues, as the name implies, tend to be temporary and seasonal. Factors that commonly contribut ... The holidays! ... The holiday blues, as the name implies, tend to be temporary and seasonal. ... Another psychological factor that may cause stress during the holiday season is expecting too much out of the holiday season. If a person has that picture perfect idea of the holiday season in his or her mind, the holidays may fall short of their expectations and create feelings of depression. ... Financial factors increase stress levels in people during the holiday season. ... Wordcount: 524 Pages: 2
Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday was known, as one of America"s most memorable and influential all-time great jazz vocalist. The inspiration for many aspiring singers today, Holiday had a singular voice steeped in aching emotion and fueled by an uncanny sense of swing. She not only stamped her distinctive signature on such standards as "Night And Day," but she also contributed remarkable originals to the jazz canon, including "Strange Fruit" and "God Bless The Child." Influenced by Bessie Smith and Louis Armstron ... Billie Holiday was known, as one of America"s most memorable and influential all-time great jazz vocalist. ... Her father Clarence Holiday and mother Sadie Fagan were teenagers who resized in Baltimore, Maryland at the time. ... She liked the actress Billie Dove, so she decided to go from Bill to Billie Holiday. ... By the time she was twenty the jazz world seemed to be at Billie Holiday's feet. ... Billie Holiday"s prolific recordings were underlined by memorial albums collaborated by the record companies that employed her. ... Wordcount: 690 Pages: 3
Japan - Golden Week
Golden WeekDue to a coincidental chain of Japanese national holidays, the name "Golden Week" was given to one of Japan's longest and busiest holidays. Golden Week starts with Midori no Hi (Greenery Day) on April 29th and ends with Kodomo no Hi (Children's Day) on May 5th. Other holidays in betwe ... Golden WeekDue to a coincidental chain of Japanese national holidays, the name "Golden Week" was given to one of Japan's longest and busiest holidays. ... This day was originally a national holiday honoring the birthday of Emperor Hirohito, but when the emperor died in 1989, the holiday was preserved and changed to Midori no Hi. It has been the custom in Japan since 1948 to observe the reigning emperor's birthday as a national holiday and many holidays that originated from a sovereign's birthday have now evolved into holidays celebrated for a reason other than honoring the fo... Wordcount: 1318 Pages: 5
Who is Billie Holiday?
In the early twentieth century, even though slavery had been abolished years before, racism was rampant in America. There were few brave enough to speak out about what was happening. Black artists could perform in clubs, but were not able to patron those same establishments because they were designa ... Billie Holidays ability to propel a listener into a time and place overshadows Cassandra Wilson's weaker version of "Strange Fruit".Billie Holiday, upon being approached with "Strange Fruit", at first was uneasy about the song. ... Billie Holidays version opens with a very solemn melody from the trumpet, followed by a somber piano solo setting the mood of the piece. ... `Cassandra Wilson's version lacks the power of Billie Holidays. ... Most distinctly it lacks a piano which added so much to Holidays version. ... Billie Holidays version is grander than Cassandra's in part becaus... Wordcount: 494 Pages: 2
The Life of Billie Holiday
Billie Holiday, probably the singularly most popular jazz vocalist of all time, was plagued by tragedy her entire life. Her grandfather was one of 17 children of a black Virginia slave impregnated by the white Irish plantation owner. When born in Baltimore, MD, Billie's parents were only teenagers; her mother (Sally Fagan) the tender age of 13. Billie's real name was Eleanora Fagan. Shortly after birth, Billie's father (Clarence Holiday) ran off to go on tour and play guitar with Fletcher Hender ... Holiday's story from 1950 on is a gradual downhill slide. ... At certain points throughout the song, the choir softly hums behind Holiday. ... The second song I chose to describe was "Strange Fruit", #11 off Billie Holiday: the billie holiday song book. ... Bibliography http://cmgww.com/music/holiday/index.html O"Meally, Robert G. Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday. ... Wordcount: 1092 Pages: 4
the major jewish holidays
THE MAJOR JEWISH HOLIDAYS The Jewish people are a people of celebration. All year long there are many holidays that the Jewish people love to celebrate. Seven of the major Jewish holidays are Shabbat, Purim, Passover, Yom Kippur, Hanukkah, Rosh Hashana, and Shavuot. Each holiday has its own customs, presentations, and services that make it different from the other Jewish holidays. In this essay I will explain in detail each of the seven major holidays. Shabbat may be the most importan ... THE MAJOR JEWISH HOLIDAYS The Jewish people are a people of celebration. ... Each holiday has its own customs, presentations, and services that make it different from the other Jewish holidays. ... Shabbat may be the most important holiday observant in Judaism. ... Purim is the most festive of the Jewish holidays. ... Like other Jewish holidays music is a big part. ... Wordcount: 2640 Pages: 11
Sept 11, a national holiday?
I do not think that September 11th should be made into a national holiday. Yes, Americans and people all around the world should always remember the people who died in this tragedy and the heroes who lived or died, but I don"t think this day should become a holiday. The terrorists who died in this tragedy are known as heroes in their country. Even though we Americans will always remember this day and remember the terrorists as murders. If alive, the terrorists would probably be honored and f ... I do not think that September 11th should be made into a national holiday. Yes, Americans and people all around the world should always remember the people who died in this tragedy and the heroes who lived or died, but I don"t think this day should become a holiday. ... People in their country may decide they would love to create a holiday also, which could possibly lead to more attacks on America. By creating a holiday, in a way we would be letting the terrorists win. ... I think that if this day was not made a holiday, 9/11, is such a date that people will always remember and that future... Wordcount: 335 Pages: 1
The Lady Day of Billie Holiday
Billie HolidayBillie Holiday was born April 7th, 1915, in Baltimore. Her original name was Eleanora Fagan. Although her father, Clarence Holiday, was a guitar/banjo player in Fletcher Henderson's band, she didn't break into the music world until her late teens. After being signed by Columbia Reco ... Billie HolidayBillie Holiday was born April 7th, 1915, in Baltimore. ... Holiday went on to work with Teddy Wilson, Buck Clayton and Lester Young, who gave her the nickname "Lady Day". ... Billie Holiday was influenced by Bessie Smith and Louis Armstrong.Like many successful musicians Billie Holiday's is a tragic one. ... Holiday is considered one of the greatest jazz-blues singers of all time. ... Holiday attempted a comeback story that was to appear on television in 1953, and she toured in Great Britain in 1954. ... Wordcount: 643 Pages: 3
A Holiday Story
A holiday story This is a story about what I thought was going to be a lonely and uneventful Christmas holiday time. I was planning to have a very quiet holiday season because my wife and youngest son were going to be in South America for the Christmas season. My reason for not going with them was our dogs we had three cocker spaniels at the time. Every thing went as I thought it should until the day before Christmas Eve. I received a phone call from my oldest son asking if he could move ... A holiday story This is a story about what I thought was going to be a lonely and uneventful Christmas holiday time. I was planning to have a very quiet holiday season because my wife and youngest son were going to be in South America for the Christmas season. ... Wordcount: 424 Pages: 2
Jazz Singer Billie Holiday
Billie HolidayBillie Holiday was a famous jazz singer in the 1930's and 1940's. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1915 with the name of Eleanora Fagan. She became successful as by singing in various bands before embarking on a solo career. Billie Holiday was one of the first successful African ... Billie HolidayBillie Holiday was a famous jazz singer in the 1930's and 1940's. ... Billie Holiday was one of the first successful African American females. ... Billie Holiday performed with various bands in her early career. ... Holiday was known for her highly personal approach to sound and the rough but emotional quality of her voice. ... Billie Holiday was one of the most influential jazz artists of her time. ... Wordcount: 262 Pages: 1
During Holidays
My Ghosts of Thanksgiving Past and PresentHolidays have always been important in my life. I can remember every Christmas and Thanksgiving since I was real young. Each memory holds a special place in my heart as well as every one in the future also. Thanksgiving has also been my favorite holiday sinc ... Thanksgiving has also been my favorite holiday since I love to eat and somehow it always brought my family together. It wasn't until recently my holidays changed forever.I was raised in family that felt that holidays were meant to be special and spent with the ones you love. ... Every Holiday I would be in the Kitchen trying to attempt to help but I always just did a good job of getting in the way. ... I'm glad that she's still around today because my holiday would never be the same without her in it.A Holiday just wouldn't be one if my older brother and I didn't get i... Wordcount: 1136 Pages: 5
A Day in the Middle Ages
Imagine, one morning you wake up in an unfamiliar place. You wake up not in your home, but on a straw mattress in a cold, almost bare room. You wake up in Europe in the year 1250 AD. You are in a middle class home in the Middle Ages. Having little knowledge of the medieval culture, you may have a few questions. What do I eat? What do I say? What do I wear? What do I do if I get sick? What do I do for fun? Going through a day in a foreign time and place can be difficult. However, ... There are, however, several games and many holidays that every class can enjoy. Many of the holidays celebrated by people in the middle ages are still celebrated today. ... People select one of these papers and then read aloud what is said about them.8 One holiday that is fam... Wordcount: 2480 Pages: 10
Bust Loose! Holidays
Bust Loose! Holidays is a company known for its one-stop, non-stop adventures and is stated as "one of Canada"s premiere tour operators and event planners since 1982." This company strives to ensure great times to a well-targeted clientele with exciting activities such as Pub Crawls, Mexico Trips, Ski Trips, and Special Events. Bust Loose! has achieved longevity through great marketing and promotions, a respectful target market, the employees of the company, and most of all, the exciting activi ... Holidays. ... Holiday. ... Holidays trip arrives in a respectable city. ... Holidays has created a well established target market. ... Holidays is a successful company. ... Wordcount: 1498 Pages: 6
Lady Day or Billie Holiday
Billie HolidayHi, I am Eleanor Fagan Gough, or most of you know me as Lady Day or Billie Holiday. I am known, as one of America's most memorable and influential singers of all time. I was born in Baltimore, in a run down apartment, in 1915. My mother had a very unsteady, low paying job, and my fa ... Billie HolidayHi, I am Eleanor Fagan Gough, or most of you know me as Lady Day or Billie Holiday. ... Wordcount: 576 Pages: 2
Christmas - Good or Evil?
Christmas; a merry holiday where caring and generosity are to prevail and the love of many overcomes the hate of few. Certainly, the ideals that this celebration embodies are of the highest order. But why has Christmas come under the fire of many religiously inclined people? Is there any truth to the accusations that this holiday could be displeasing to Christ, the very one in whose name it is celebrated? These questions merit the consideration of anyone who claims to be a worshipper of God. ... Christmas; a merry holiday where caring and generosity are to prevail and the love of many overcomes the hate of few. ... Is there any truth to the accusations that this holiday could be displeasing to Christ, the very one in whose name it is celebrated? ... This is a pagan holiday, no doubt about it. ... The amount of socialising at the pub throughout the Christmas holidays is above average. ... Wordcount: 2258 Pages: 9
The Everglades Holiday Park
The Everglades Holiday Park Heading west on Pines Boulevard passing all the new construction and development in the area, saying to myself, this is man made beauty, but I knew it had to stop somewhere and that somewhere was the US 27 road, I then proceeded to head north on US 27 and noticed on the right a small area of Dwarf Cypress that are not protected, and probably won't be around to long. The Everglades National Park is where you go to see the beauty of nature. When, I first arrived ther ... The Everglades Holiday Park Heading west on Pines Boulevard passing all the new construction and development in the area, saying to myself, this is man made beauty, but I knew it had to stop somewhere and that somewhere was the US 27 road, I then proceeded to head north on US 27 and noticed on the right a small area of Dwarf Cypress that are not protected, and probably won't be around to long. ... Wordcount: 1025 Pages: 4
how veterans made america free
HOW VETERANS MADE AMERICA FREE Since 1775 with the Revolutionary War to 1991 with the Persian Gulf War we have had the armed forces protecting the United States. They have had a big influence on why America is what it is today. Most people don"t think about who fights the wars for us but there are many reasons why they should. To be in the army you have to have lots of different qualifications. There are four main qualifications that are a must. Patience is the first qualification. You hav ... We have two major holidays to honor the armed forces and veterans. ... The second holiday we celebrate is Memorial Day. ... It shouldn"t have to be a holiday for you to give thanks for them. ... Wordcount: 498 Pages: 2
The Advancement of Health and Sciences
Although most people love Christmas, my favorite Holiday is Thanksgiving. The five hundred year old holiday has been celebrated in my family for generations and even though it is not as celebrated by the majority of the general population, it has remained an important family tradition. Each year I l ... Although most people love Christmas, my favorite Holiday is Thanksgiving. The five hundred year old holiday has been celebrated in my family for generations and even though it is not as celebrated by the majority of the general population, it has remained an important family tradition. ... Wordcount: 750 Pages: 3
environmental
Aproximently an hour south of Buffalo New York there is a town with the name of Ellicottville. A small town with an economy based on a ski resort named Holiday Valley Resort. Holiday Valley is a four season resort including an eighteen hole golf course, pool, skiing, hiking, and biking trails. Needless to say, that growing up I spent the majority of my time there. However, one day stands out from all the others. I was out biking on a warm summer afternoon. Pushing my limits, as I fly t ... A small town with an economy based on a ski resort named Holiday Valley Resort. Holiday Valley is a four season resort including an eighteen hole golf course, pool, skiing, hiking, and biking trails. ... Wordcount: 456 Pages: 2
evn 101
Aproximently an hour south of Buffalo New York there is a town with the name of Ellicottville, a small town with an economy based on a ski resort named Holiday Valley Resort. Holiday Valley is a four season resort including an eighteen hole golf course, pool, skiing, hiking, and biking trails. Needless to say, growing up I spent the majority of my time there. However, one day stands out from all the others. I was out biking on a warm summer afternoon. Pushing my limits, as I flew thro ... Aproximently an hour south of Buffalo New York there is a town with the name of Ellicottville, a small town with an economy based on a ski resort named Holiday Valley Resort. Holiday Valley is a four season resort including an eighteen hole golf course, pool, skiing, hiking, and biking trails. ... Wordcount: 507 Pages: 2
Juche
Juche Comrade Kim Il Sung was a member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party, and a member of the Party Central Military Commission. He had created the Juche (defined as self-reliance) idea in the 1950s for the purpose of cutting off Soviet Union influence, and a way purge political opponents (The People's Korea). He emphasized that it was "the idea that the masters of the revolution are the most popular masses and that the masses ... Celebrated Ritually and Symbolically as well as Discursively On April 15, the people of North Korea celebrate "the greatest holiday of the nation with deep reverence for the president, who had devoted his all to the country and the people" (TMCCWPK). ... It starts at 1912, the year he was born, as the first year and his birthday April 15, the greatest holiday of the nation, as the Day of Sun. ... Wordcount: 1465 Pages: 6
Dedication Defined
"DEDICATION DEFINED" There are some words in the English language that can mean so much. It amazes me how a few sounds put together can convey emotion, or hold an extravagant amount of meaning. Dedication is one of these words. It holds a different meaning to each person who hears it. With these traits accompanying a word, it is difficult to place a simple definition upon a word. Dedication is defined in many English dictionaries, and is known by many people across the world. I am going to delv ... " (Oxford-English) After reading this definition, the next thing that came to mind was the word holiday. A holiday is "a day marked by a general suspension of work in commemoration of an event.... A holiday is a type of dedication devoted to a specific event. ... The people who celebrate these holidays dedicate that day to participate in events that remember that specific period. ... Wordcount: 1179 Pages: 5 Bibliography
Persuasive
Dear Mr. President; Apparently, the government is considering not allowing the American public to celebrate holidays in public places. I, as an American teenager and citizen, feel that this policy is too restricting. I do not agree with not celebrating holidays in public places. Please, allow me this opportunity to express my viewpoints. In my opinion, not displaying religious holiday celebration practices might create segregation problems. Not having knowledge of other holiday practices ... I do not agree with not celebrating holidays in public places. ... Not having tolerance for other holiday celebrations might create a problem for other religions, because they might get mad that other religions have holiday celebration practices. Some religions are not aloud to have holiday celebration practices. We are lucky to be able to have holiday celebrations. ... Frankly, not displaying religious holiday celebration practices might cause problems. ... Wordcount: 360 Pages: 1
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Darcey Levy Dr. Hall Internet 524696127 Holiday Stress: Fact or Fiction By Mark Gokin This article Holiday Stress: Fact or Friction by Mark Gokin reminds us of how contradictory the holiday season can be for many people. With the marketing world and the economy like it is today, it is easy to get wrapped up in the stresses of the holidays. Everyone wants the perfect gifts, decorations, food, parties and reunions and the author reminds us how much of the spirit is lost and just how cumbers ... Hall Internet 524696127 Holiday Stress: Fact or Fiction By Mark Gokin This article Holiday Stress: Fact or Friction by Mark Gokin reminds us of how contradictory the holiday season can be for many people. With the marketing world and the economy like it is today, it is easy to get wrapped up in the stresses of the holidays. ... This article tries to distinguish between the complexities of the holidays more specifically, Holiday Blues and Holiday Stress. ... And because everyone wants this perfect, idyllic, holiday they often stress themselves out trying to attain it. The second "... Wordcount: 397 Pages: 2