As I write this, my country is going through the most stressful election in my lifetime. On top of an out of control pandemic that, despite whatever anyone says, is not “rounding the corner”, anxiety and fear are high in my little part of the world. A friend who is also stressing out about the … Continue reading Small Changes: How I’m Handling Election Anxiety
Making Reading a Priority
I'm baaaaaack….. First off, I have to say that I’m a little disappointed in myself for not posting at the end of June, as promised. But life kept moving at a breakneck speed and I’m only now putting my tail in my chair, pulling it up to my desk, and forcing my fingers to hover … Continue reading Making Reading a Priority
Why does reading make me feel better?
Last week on a gloomy afternoon, I curled up in my reading chair and dove into the pages of a book. Ice cold raindrops trailed down the window as I switched on the lamp beside my chair. I was miserable after running errands in the freezing rain and didn’t feel like reading a grocery list, … Continue reading Why does reading make me feel better?