Mindfulness

Mental Health In the mental health field, most often mindfulness is described as an integrative, mind-body based approach that helps people to manage their thoughts and feelings and mental health. It is becoming widely used in a range of contexts. It is recommended as a preventative practice for people with recurrent depression. It is mostContinue reading “Mindfulness”

The Many Misadventures of Tall Guy and Short Gal: an Update

I’m very close to finishing my first proofread/edit of the manuscript. And yes, I know that you should not try to do both of those things at the same time. Doesn’t stop me trying. This time around, I have decided to order a proof copy (maybe two if they will let me get more thanContinue reading “The Many Misadventures of Tall Guy and Short Gal: an Update”

Weird Words, Part 13

Wackadoodle Just the other day I had this clue in a crossword puzzle: “not completely whack-a-doodle.” The answer they wanted was “sane.” Until that moment, I’d never heard that word before. I know, you are probably thinking I’ve led a sheltered life. In some ways, I probably have. I checked out the definition online andContinue reading “Weird Words, Part 13”

The Many Misadventures of Tall Guy and Short Gal

It’s done. Well as done as it can be at this point. What I mean is, it’s ready for my first readers to read it. I hope. It ended up longer than I thought it might. So I think it just barely qualifies to be a novel. I’m going with that. Anyway, I’m pretty excited.Continue reading “The Many Misadventures of Tall Guy and Short Gal”

Daria’s Tale, Chapter 2

Recently, I posted chapter one of “Daria’s Tale,” a story I have been working on off and on for several years now. Mostly in between other projects. I was hoping to get some feedback. I wanted to know if it is too pompous? Is it relevant? Is it at all entertaining? The post garnered aContinue reading “Daria’s Tale, Chapter 2”

Weird Words, Part 12

Bumfuzzle I like the way this word sounds. I can’t recall ever using it in a conversation, but one day I might. You never know. Apparently, I’d be in good company. Read on. I looked for it in my 1972 edition of The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, but it was not listed.Continue reading “Weird Words, Part 12”