The Gift of Health

Right now, there is more health information available to the public than ever before in history. Yet many diseases are more prevalent than before. While wanting and researching ways to be healthier is wise, if you read about diseases, disorders, and syndromes, you might be learning how to be ill and if you read about…

Blue

Everyone has someone who, if life was a painting, would be the blue on their artist’s palette. Just as no painting is complete without it, so no moment, thought or experience in this life, is quite as beautiful or complete without them. They are the ones who shine like stars, lighting up the black night…

I’m OK – You’re OK

On first seeing the title “I’m OK – You’re OK” by Thomas Harris, MD, under the recommended reading list of another book, I found both the title and its description intriguing. I was so curious to read it, but unfortunately couldn’t find a copy anywhere and eventually forgot about it. Until one day, over a…

When I Say No, I Feel Guilty

The story of how I came to read this book is quite an interesting one, which I’ll tell you about, before elaborating on its content. When I started my first full-time job, I was only 18 years old. As a result of having grown up in a protective environment, as well as not yet having…

The Art of Living

For as long as I can remember, arts, crafts, gardening, sewing, baking, writing – all things creative – have held a kind of magic and innocence to me. I enjoy creating. Who doesn’t love the glint of light reflected off the shiny red handles of the metal scissors used in grade school? The smell of…