When I'm giving gifts, I love to make sure it's personal and something that is very representative of our relationship. If you're the same, you may be thinking about making your gifts this year, rather than buying.
Modern life can often leave us feeling like we don't "fit in"; like we're operating from within a bubble and the rest of the world is just happening around us: we are detached and alone. Sometimes, we prefer it that way. At least it's safe here...
The term Random Act of Kindness (RAoK) is described on Wikipedia as "a nonpremeditated, inconsistent action designed to offer kindness towards the outside world". Basically, it's when you do something nice for someone else, or for society in general.
It's no secret that music can evoke certain emotions in us - some more than others, especially if they have some connection to certain events or situations. This can be a good thing, or a bad thing, or even a mix of both.