A good month: December 16

Start thinking about your New Year’s Eve plans, even if your plans are to do nothing at all.

A good month: December 15

Tell someone that you love that you, well, love them.

A good month: December 14

Pack up those sweaters, mittens and scarves you don’t wear and donate them to a local shelter.

A good month: December 9

Think of the most taxed person you know, a senior or new parents, perhaps, and ask if you can pick anything up for them when you run your errands this week