I didn’t know what today was, either . . . until I was informed, by the fount of wisdom and kindness and all-American charm B.K., that today is the first day of Mental Health Month! According to the nonprofit organization Mental Health America, “1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime.” Moreover, “everyone faces challenges in...
“Right this minute, people may be respecting you behind your back.” This is one of my favorite sentences from a useful book I recently read, Habits of a Happy Brain, by Loretta Graziano Breuning. How true, how true! Yes, people may be saying good things about you, and you may not even realize it! Breuning writes about what’s known as...
Help! I’ve been cut off from nearly all of my habitual social gatherings! I feel bad and sad! It’s the feeling of loneliness! I’m craving a hug from someone I know and trust! Where’s my hug?! I’m craving an in-person gathering of my best girlfriends, or an in-person gathering of my book club, or, I mean, anyone up for a...
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