I firmly believe that chronically ill people should not have New Years resolutions. This is because we have goals throughout the year to benefit our health in some way that we carry on with. Many goals. Not one. How lame it would be to say as a resolution 'I am totally going to exercise... oh,… Continue reading New years resolution
Blink is by Malcolm Gladwell The blurb: Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell is a non-fiction book about the unconscious mind. In particular, though the part of the unconscious mind we automatically use to make split-second decisions, what he calls 'thin-slicing'. We like to believe our rational mind weighs facts and… Continue reading Book Review: Blink
Can a Great Read Affect Your Brain Chemistry? Researchers began the 19-day study by performing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) on the students’ brains while they were in a resting state for the first five days of the study, before the subjects read Pompeii. Then, over the next nine days, the students read sections of… Continue reading Is that awesome book affecting your brain? Looks like
I admit I have watched the movie Pride and Prejudice several times... but Never read the book. Normally I would read the book first before ever watching the movie. It is just one of those books that I never had any desire to read to be honest. Then after watching the movie I was going… Continue reading I admit it….
You know you are a writer when even your dreams are consumed by characters... not you. By plot-lines and magic and fictional lands and mystery. I love dreaming for that. However, even awake I am consumed by these plots and ideas. I will start daydreaming at the oddest of times. Have these mini conversations in… Continue reading Half in the parallel universe
I am reading Jason (An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, novel) by Laurell K. Hamilton which is a novella I picked up at the pharmacy because I have read her books before. I love the early Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series. I admit as the series turned from urban fantasy to more erotica I was a… Continue reading Book: Jason by Laurell K. Hamilton
I imagine my life is full of missed opportunities, but as someone with chronic illness and chronic pain it does not do well to linger on them or the past. We often have a problem thinking a little too much about times when we were 'better' and what we 'could have accomplished'. The road of… Continue reading Writing prompt: Missed that
It is the start of that time of year where there are a lot of social obligations. Not really the sort of time as an introvert that really excites me. I enjoy some gatherings, if small and of people I know well. Large ones, not so much. And they are draining unless you can get… Continue reading Remember to take your introvert out this holiday season
I love to procrastinate. It is a hobby of mine. To get out of it I 'just do it' to get it done and off my mind. Because I hate to worry.