Mental Health Monday: Why Am I Grasping, But Not Latching, On To Happiness?

March 20th is International Day of Happiness and on that day in 2019 I put up a post titled Find Your Happy. In it I wrote about how, for the first time in my life, I identified as happy. I have spent most of my life pursuing happiness. My second tattoo, which I got in … Continue reading Mental Health Monday: Why Am I Grasping, But Not Latching, On To Happiness?

World Health Day: How Your Gut Affects Your Mental Health

April 7th is World Health Day, a global health awareness day celebrated every year under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other related organizations. From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific … Continue reading World Health Day: How Your Gut Affects Your Mental Health

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Book 7/30. My rating: 5 of 5 starsMy first five star read of 2021 🤩This was an incredibly charming book. It was funny, sad, heartwarming and heartbreaking all at once. All the characters in the book were so alive and it was an absolute joy to witness how their friendships with Ove formed, despite his … Continue reading A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman