Why I hesitate to refer to anyone as "toxic." We all do what we need to do to feel best, as we should. But maybe there is a little more room for forgiveness and understanding than we realize.
An exploration of what it means to be happy, especially after significant healing has occurred or a long-desired goal has been reached.
The FDR Presidential Library and Museum on the eastern side of the state and Forest Lawn to the west are two historic NY sites worth visiting.
An exploration of the meaning we assign to things, for better and for worse.
Your Keep has been attacked and you've lost some troops. Here's how you can come back without spending gold or your hard-earned money.
An exploration of this question by a girl who knows...
An exploration of the 2010 film about John Lennon's life, adapted from a memoir written by Lennon's sister. This movie takes a deep look at familial relationships that shaped Lennon and has an interesting take on the relationship between Lennon and his mother.
Whether you're voluntarily staying in (hello, fellow introverts), you work at home, or you're stuck indoors, here are some products to help you break the monotony.
We've heard a lot about a certain contagious illness over the past weeks. Let's explore a contagious emotion that can be deadly too.
I wish it was considered normal during times of no pandemic.
These are beliefs that can damage intimacy between you and your partner. Instead of secretly holding a grudge, let's take a look at how to clear them up.
Just don't do it. I will explain why.
I used to take sleep aids every night. After one tapping session, I was able to stop taking them and have slept soundly through each night since.
We can't make everyone happy.
Here is what I took away from the novel about human nature.
Check this out if you are interested in energy healing but have doubts about it. Did you know that it aligns with Christianity? Read on to find out how.
Tired of having "blah" or downright bad days? Here are some things I did to make it better.
All about what I've learned in this tumultuous decade of my life.
My take on Danny Boyle's movie about The Beatles and what would happen if everyone except a few people forgot their music and legacy.
This is the second installment of my series of tips and tricks for new players to "Game of Thrones: Conquest."
Wondering how to soothe your highly sensitive friend or self, but feeling like you can't say the right thing to save your life? Read on.
In GoT: Conquest, you're given a chance to join an alliance and create your own great House, all while you manage your own keep, army, maesters, and dragon.
Did you know that "Outlander" was her first attempt at writing a novel? Yes, it kills me, too.
If you have ever struggled with body image, eating disorders, addictions, or understanding and being yourself, this is a must-read.
A review of Paulo Coelho's book about what it means to live and be loved. Spoilers are included.
Most of us are familiar with "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho as an allegory of spiritual awakening, but I feel like "Diana, Herself" is severely underrated! Here I provide a detailed review and commentary of it.
How can you care for someone who is grieving a major loss, especially when you aren't far removed from feelings of grief yourself? Here is some helpful advice for when you don't quite know what to say.
Bubble baths, tea, and yoga aren't always the answers to self-love.
Self-care and helping others are actually interdependent processes. Read on to understand why.
Written for those with empathic tendencies - guidance on when to hold on, when to let go, and how to loosen your grip so that love can flourish.
Tips, tools, and insights for those who identify as empaths, especially if empathy is contributing to their social anxiety.
There is more to the state of New York than Manhattan! Here are three gems I have discovered while traveling solo in the Rochester area. These places are perfect for loners and families alike.