An Alternative Universe

Drapetomania (n.) — An overwhelming urge to run away. There is so much coming at us from every which way, it’s easy to imagine an alternative universe. I’m personally conjuring up a place where people respect one another, where one feels safe at all times, and where good health is more of a given than… Continue reading An Alternative Universe

Karma is a Bitch and Other Pleasant Thoughts

Most people would agree that anger and rage are not the best emotions to hang onto. Laughter, joy, pleasure, empathy, peace, and appreciation are much healthier and will make you happier in the short and long run. How do we get there? What do you do when those dark, negative feelings begin to surface? Your… Continue reading Karma is a Bitch and Other Pleasant Thoughts

The Power of Your Smile

“Always wear a smile because you never know who is watching.” Gracie Gold     I want to smile more. I do. One would think that this would be an easy goal, but trust me, if you’re not inclined to smile, deciding to do so, just like that, is a difficult objective. I was born… Continue reading The Power of Your Smile