Lesbian. Bisexual. Queer. Transgender. Straight. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who’s ever dared to wonder. This book is for YOU. There’s a long-running joke that, after “coming out,” a lesbian, gay guy, bisexual, or trans person should receive a membership card and instruction
Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration.
Last week was full of goodbye parties and last visits to beloved Dallas places. This week is more of the same. We’re emptying closets and preparing for the movers on Friday. For as long as it took me to get used to Dallas, I sure am sad to leave it. Just in time, I pulled Tiny
The first book I read after I decided to go on hiatus ended up being the most encouraging book I could possibly have picked up. I have a hard time giving myself breaks. I just pile on and pile on, and sometimes I don’t stop until I crash. This is especially true with my reading.
A year and a half into writing this blog, sometimes it’s still hard to believe that I’m still doing it. I’ve never been this consistent with any project I’ve undertaken. And really, I owe it all to Gretchen Rubin. A lightbulb flashed on in April 2014 when I read The Happiness Project. I knew I needed
I am fat. At only 5 foot zero inches, even a few extra pounds shows easily on my tiny frame. After a divorce, two bouts with depression, and my passion for great food and craft beer–I am fat. We are eating healthier these days, and I am doing yoga three times a week–but I am
After reading two YA fictions for #ReadForMentalHealthWeek, I decided that I really wanted to dive further into the brain and find something nonfiction. As much as I love reading about characters with the similar difficulties as myself, I love learning more about how the brain works and why I feel the way I do. Of
HEY! HEY! HEY! HEY! JUMPS UP AND WAVES ERRATICALLY AT ALL MY FELLOW GIRL GEEKS, NERDS, OBSESSIVE LOVERS OF EVERYTHING. I HAVE FOUND THE FANGIRL FEMINIST BIBLE. *phew* Ok. I’m tired now. Sometimes being that enthusiastic can be exhausting, but this book gave me ALL THE FEELS. Because ladies, it is all about us! And
Today’s post is supposed to be titled “Favorite Nonfiction.” And it started out that way. But, I couldn’t leave that as the title, because, while this post is about my favorite nonfiction book, it is also about much more than that. Susan Cain published Quiet in January 2012. Where was I in January 2012? Dating. Online
It’s been six days since I started this blog. And so far, I have enjoyed writing this more, and it has been more successful, than any other blog I have tried. I am not sure why it has taken me so long to do a book blog, but I should have started writing about my reading