christmas

Christmas in the United States
Christmas in the United States (3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

Christmas time is the most anticipated holiday season in the United States. Although most Americans celebrate the holiday in terms of religious significance, those with no religious affiliation also dedicate the season to spending quality time with family, embracing the ... Read More »

Visiting friends or relatives could be good for their health – and yours
Visiting friends or relatives could be good for their health – and yours (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The holiday season is a timely reminder of the importance of visiting friends and relatives; not for exchanging gifts but for enhancing health and wellbeing. “Holidays are not just pleasurable, they are good for our health. Research has shown that ... Read More »

Enjoy Christmas delights without going overboard
Enjoy Christmas delights without going overboard (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

School holidays have already begun for many Queensland kids and Christmas is just around the corner so festive season temptations present a challenge to maintaining a healthy balance. Professor Lynne Daniels, head of QUT’s School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences ... Read More »

Want to spread Christmas joy? Ditch the stocking stuffers and give experiences instead
Want to spread Christmas joy? Ditch the stocking stuffers and give experiences instead (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Christmas. It’s the season that’s starting earlier every year, if the appearance of decorations and displays at shopping centres is anything to go by. It’s also a time of year where the focus seems to shift more towards materialism and ... Read More »

Want to spread Christmas joy? Ditch the stocking stuffers and give experiences instead
Want to spread Christmas joy? Ditch the stocking stuffers and give experiences instead (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Christmas. It’s the season that’s starting earlier every year, if the appearance of decorations and displays at shopping centres is anything to go by. It’s also a time of year where the focus seems to shift more towards materialism and ... Read More »

Pre-Christmas Toy Safety Checks Underway
Pre-Christmas Toy Safety Checks Underway (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

NSW Fair Trading has commenced its annual pre-Christmas toy safety checks targeting suburbs and towns across the state. Fair Trading Commission Rod Stowe said discount stores would be a focus as would ‘pop up kiosk’ traders operating in all major ... Read More »

Christmas around the world
Christmas around the world (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Traditionally Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus, who Christians believe is the son of God. In the 21st century Christmas is also celebrated by many non-Christians who see it as a time to relax and celebrate sharing ... Read More »

Christmas in Australia
Christmas in Australia (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australians celebrate Christmas with gusto. Despite a declining proportion of the population identifying as Christian (just over 60%) Christmas is everywhere in Australia in December. Christmas preparations The lead up to Christmas is a busy and exciting time, as children finish ... Read More »

Christmas in Spain
Christmas in Spain (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Traditional Christmas celebrations in Spain vary greatly in different regions of the country. This is due to the fact that Spain incorporates people from different cultures with their own customs, cuisine and languages which are influenced by different histories and ... Read More »

Christmas in Germany
Christmas in Germany (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Christmas, or Weihnachten, is the most important of the major holidays in Germany. Although it is becoming less about religion and more commercialised, the German holiday season remains a time for contemplation, celebration and family and friends; and despite the ... Read More »

 
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