It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way

I’m taking a break from my normal jewelry focused blogging to bring attention to a topic that most of us don’t want to talk about: suicide. With the high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain happening this week within just days of each other, Read More …

Reading Out Loud Will Help You Retain That Much More

It’s a well-known fact that kids learn to read by speaking words aloud, and only later are they able to channel that brain activity into a silent internal monologue. But in terms of what goes on in our brains when we read silently, not much Read More …

Finding Your Inner Peace and Truly Love Yourself

With everything that has been going on in the world, this topic seems more important than ever.  Self-love is an action of providing yourself with unconditional love, nurture, comfort and respect. It does not mean that we are selfish humans (not all of the time), Read More …

What Does Depression Look Like? It May Surprise You!

Houston and the surrounding areas are suffering but there may be other things that people are dealing with. Sometimes when we think of depression we think of sad, crying and huddled up on the couch individuals who show us that they are physically depressed. And Read More …

Coping With Hurricane Harvey

If you are now in the process of essentially gutting your home after Hurricane Harvey, here are some things to be aware of. Many people get sick after a flood and during the cleanup process because of all of the chemicals and pathogens that are Read More …