If you're around my age you remember those "Calgon, take me away!" TV ads. Yes, that is a live link. But how often have I wished something could transport me away from the horrors of the world today? You, too, probably. So here's a beach reading list full of excellent distractions to take you away . . .
Guided journals are rather new on the scene. We're all familiar with blank journals -- like me, you may have several that you intend to fill but never get around to. * Research shows expressing feelings helps * But guided journals aren't blank.. They contain questions and activities that help . . .
People who don't travel talk a lot about the hassles of air travel. The aggravations. The problems. All the reasons they do not fly. Of course, that's usually an excuse for some other reason. Like fear of flying. I get that. I was a fearful flyer once, too. But here's what I know: People who . . .
Social media friendships are a special kind of relationship. We may not have ever met in person, but we know them through what they post about their lives, their families, their thoughts, their dreams. Some people develop quite intimate friendships solely via social media. I know I have. But do we . . .
When I found this incredible piece of writing on grief after losing a spouse or life partner, being widowed, I knew there was no need to add anything to it. It speaks for itself: Here's the author, Dean Koontz: “Grief can destroy you --or focus you. You can decide a relationship was all for . . .
LAUNCH CELEBRATION: 25% DISCOUNT on PAST LIFE REGRESSION --location doesn't matter--Skype connection required. Must be booked by the end of this weekend, July 9. If you've ever wanted a past life regression, this might be your opportunity. If you've got a pair of earphones and a Skype connection, . . .
Social media bring many gifts. Some, I'm glad I opened. Others, not so much, because they trivialize important matters in misleading ways. Such was the case with several ongoing social media threads about cultural appropriation. The discussion centered around the fact that dreadlocks are not native . . .
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My guest today is author Sharon Duerst, with a story of interest to anyone who will age, which is to say (with any luck) all of us. Here's her story: Death and empty nests can do a lot for unleashing passions. This I discovered after my parents passed and our kids left home. My husband and I were . . .
I come from a line of world-class worriers. So I've spent a good bit of time, myself, worrying, anxious about everything from airplane travel and terrorism to getting sick, something happening to loved ones or some other life catastrophe. Does this sound familiar? But as the years passed I . . .