The Pity of Not Sharing Photographic Moments

The Pity of Not Sharing Photographic Moments

When I was a kid, my family rarely owned a camera and when we did, it was the cheapest one available. Even if we owned …

 

Why it’s Okay To Be Mad (or Sad) – Your Feelings Are Okay

Why it’s Okay To Be Mad (or Sad) – Your Feelings Are Okay

For many different reasons I was feeling mad and sad and it made me want to hide. Then I got sick, which really affected me …

 

Making My Way Back To Happiness

Making My Way Back To Happiness

Last week I wrote about feeling like a hermit and this week I have a cold on top of being in a bit of a …

 

Retracted: Death, Loss and Dreams

Retracted: Death, Loss and Dreams

I’ve been retracted all week. Like an ink pen. The kind you click the top of to put it back in its plastic shell for protection. I’ve …

 

Tooth Powder Party

Tooth Powder Party

A couple of weekends ago I went to a tooth powder making party. I know. Even I giggled to myself about that one, but one of …

 

Why Do We Have Bad Moods?

Why Do We Have Bad Moods?

How do you view a bad mood? There was a time when I saw myself as a victim of my moods or of whatever I was …

 

The Science of Smiling: Why Smile?

The Science of Smiling: Why Smile?

I’ve never loved my smile. I sometimes feel like my face falls apart when I smile. You see, I have a small mouth and sometimes …

 

Other People’s Reactions

Other People’s Reactions

I met a woman earlier this week who had been diagnosed with celiac disease that day. She overheard a friend of mine saying something about how …

 

How To Take A Sick Day & Not Get Sick – The Preemptive Sick Day

How To Take A Sick Day & Not Get Sick – The Preemptive Sick Day

We hear things like “take care of yourself” all the time; most of us try to do that. They say an apple a day keeps the …

 

Becoming a Precocious Introvert & Discovering My Inner Performer

Becoming a Precocious Introvert & Discovering My Inner Performer

Up until about a year or so ago – when I was diagnosed with celiac disease – I was an extreme extrovert. I grew up in …