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We're talking folklore again, but this time about the hardest gathering challenge of all: you vs. a room full of your family or friends at holiday celebrations. I'll tell you about my first folklore gathering assignment at age 18, which was me vs. an Irish folk band called Dolores Keane and Reel Union. I was recovering from mononucleosis, and they plied me with Guinness until I couldn't see straight. Suffice it to say that you can learn from my mistakes. Then, I'll recommend Nancy Candea and Yoga Impact 501c3 - specifically, her video at goo.gl/oq3z3c, a short and simple pranayama breathing video that I use to relax when I am tense. It's a great preparation for going into a potentially difficult situation, and gathering group folklore is definitely potentially difficult. I'll discuss other preparations you'll need to make for yourself, things you'll want to account for in the group, and things you'll need to let go of because hey, we can't control everything! ALSO, joining my Patreon now means GETTING SWAG!!!! Want a New Year's present delivered to your door? Join by December 15th at $15/month and You. Shall. Receive.
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