If you’re like me and I’m betting you are, you’re finding these last two weeks before Christmas just a little bit much. Do, do, do. Rush, rush, rush. Work work work. Be all things to all people while neglecting your poor old blog.
I was feeling just a touch pressed by it all, when a campaign I did for an Italian shoe company about 5 years ago sprang to mind. This brand—which shall remain nameless—was all about comfort. So off I ran with that concept. Needless to say, they found my approach “too American,” so I stuck it in the file of “dead stuff I still like.” Today, I bring them back out, blow the dust off, and offer them to you as humble, blood-pressure-lowering gifts to carry you through the holidays.
NOTE: Technically, the Twelve Days of Christmas begin on Christmas day, but it’s never too early to practice feeling good.