Valentine Reading: A Classic Review

This is a day when my books pose a welcome distraction. This is, after all, why many of us read, correct? Anyway, I'm currently immersed in a few good stories. First we'll address the last book I finished. Guys, I'm on a mission to read more classics and thus, this Dystopian option. Spoiler alert: the… Continue reading Valentine Reading: A Classic Review

Books · Mental Health · wellness

In Pursuit of Joy

"Anxiety arises from not being able to see the whole picture. If you feel anxious, but are not sure why, try putting your things in order." ~ Marie Konde Folks, I did it. I bought Marie Konde's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (completely free, thanks to Johnson County Public Library and the Overdrive app) and I'm only five years late… Continue reading In Pursuit of Joy

Books · Grief · Mental Health

Pearls and Parachutes

"I have woven a parachute out of everything broken." ~ William Stafford  What did you come through in 2018? For me, it was months of grief after losing my Mom to complications associated with lung cancer in October of 2017. Whether you lost a loved one, a spouse or relationship, a group of friends, or even a beloved pet, any form of loss is traumatic and… Continue reading Pearls and Parachutes