Book Club: Big Friendship

Friendship is fascinating to me. It's through friendship that I've felt the most seen in my life. But it's quite rare to come across studies on friendship that are as deep and wide as studies on romantic or family relationships. Why is that? This book isn't a...

What’s Helping Me Cope During Covid

I, for one, am so tired of seeing articles how about to care for yourself and they all say the same thing - have a bedtime, drink water, eat vegetables. YEAH, I know that. And am already doing those things. Are there any other tips on how to care for myself besides...

New Must-Listen Podcasts

This is not a list of podcasts that are being promoted everywhere and you are tired of hearing about. This is a list of podcasts that have me hooked. They are compelling stories with binge-worthy episodes. Happy Face Summary: "For Melissa Moore, 1995 was a...

Four Things I’m Working On

Last year brought some of the biggest changes in my life so far. Throughout the upheaval, I resolved to make my mental and emotional health a top priority. However, that has not always been the case. Changing 28+ years of habits and patterns is challenging to say...

Desert Botanical Gardens

Arizona never struck me as a beautiful destination, that is, until I got there. I booked my trip for late February (I wasn't ready for Arizona summer heat) and it was perfect timing. I left behind ten degree weather and a foot of snow in the Rocky Mountains for the...

Two Compelling Podcast Episodes

If you don't have the time or patience to find a great podcast, subscribe, and then filter through all the episodes to find the good ones, then you've come to the right place. Here are two podcast episodes I listened to recently that I found quite fascinating. I...