December derives its name from the Latin word "decem," meaning "tenth month." In the Roman calendar, it was initially designated as the tenth month from March onward but became the twelfth month following the Julian calendar reform.
DID THIS ETYMOLOGICAL INSIGHT CATCH YOUR INTEREST? ;)
In Roman mythology, December is the month when the festival "Saturnalia" is held in honour of Saturn, the god of abundance. During this festival, social class distinctions dissolve, and celebrations of freedom and generosity take place.
HOW ABOUT CELEBRATING THE ABUNDANCE IN YOUR LIFE WITH INSPIRATION OF THIS MYTHOLOGICAL INSIGHT?
The characteristics of December often prompt individuals to reflect on their experiences as the year draws to a close. During this process, people review their goals and prepare to embark on a new beginning.
DOES THIS MONTH EVOKE BOTH A TOUCHING REFLECTION ON THE PAST AND A DESIRE FOR HOPE AND NEW BEGINNINGS FOR YOU TOO?
Philosophical Counseling and Practices can facilitate your internal reflection process as we approach the end of 2023; also can facilitate the improvement of your skills to clarify your goals for the upcoming year.
WOULD GIFTING YOURSELF AND YOUR LOVED ONES A COUNSELING SESSION CONTRIBUTE TO A MORE FULFILLING NEW YEAR?
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