Mental Health, Reading & Writing, Uncategorized

The Power of Perception

Perceptions are a funny thing, some might say fickle, even. A perception, simply put, is the way we think about things. The way we view the world around us, the people in it, the situations we find ourselves in, and so on. We each have the power to shift the perceptions others have of us… Continue reading The Power of Perception

Reading & Writing, Short Stories

The Life of Janie – Part 3

Janie is back! In case you need a refresher on Part 1 or Part 2 you can find them here: Part 1 Part 2 Later that morning Janie let Denise talk her into exploring the “downtown” area with them, if that’s what you wanted to call it. It was basically a two block area with… Continue reading The Life of Janie – Part 3

Reading & Writing, Short Stories, Uncategorized

The Life of Janie – Part 2

Welcome back to The Life of Janie! In case you missed the first part of her story, catch up here: The Life of Janie The next morning Janie rolled over and stretched, feeling calmer and more relaxed than she had in awhile. She opened her eyes and blinked into the bright sun that was shining… Continue reading The Life of Janie – Part 2

Reading & Writing, Short Stories

The Life of Janie

Welcome to the life of Janie! This will be a weekly series of short stories dedicated to Janie and her life as she attempts to navigate a new normal and find herself. I will share a new passage every Saturday and it is my hope that you will all share your insights and wishes for… Continue reading The Life of Janie

family, Reading & Writing

My Brother is a Werewolf

I am excited to announce another children’s book from the wonderful author, Ray A. Price. If you’ve never heard of him, check out my first post on his children’s book “Build with Bricks”, which includes an author biography and Q & A here: “Build With Bricks” Well, he’s back again and created another delightful story… Continue reading My Brother is a Werewolf

Mental Health, Reading & Writing

The Positives and Negatives of Social Media, and How to Maintain Balance

Let’s talk about social media a little bit. I have been on social media much more in the past few months than the last few years, honestly. Since starting a blog and working on a novel I have felt motivated to connect with the writing community far more, and likewise with the fitness community because… Continue reading The Positives and Negatives of Social Media, and How to Maintain Balance

Mental Health, Reading & Writing, Uncategorized

New Year… Same Me!

Resolutions. I mentioned in my New Year’s Even post that I don’t make them. I don’t believe in creating a concrete idea for what I am *going to do* in the next year. It is too hard, in my opinion, to ensure that you will do something you set out to do. Not because it’s… Continue reading New Year… Same Me!

Reading & Writing

Build with Bricks: Book Review and Author Spotlight

Today’s post is a little different than what I normally do, so I hope you enjoy this collaboration! I met a children’s book author recently through Twitter. In case you didn’t know, the writing community (on Twitter especially) is composed of some wonderful people who are all about supporting and promoting other writers in addition… Continue reading Build with Bricks: Book Review and Author Spotlight