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Book Review: Beyond Bedlam’s Door by Mark Rubinstein, MD

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A continuation of the discussion about mental health begun in the book, Bedlam’s Door, Mark Rubinstein, MD, brings incite into another 21 stories revolving around  issues that pervade the lives of so many people. Beyond Bedlam’s Door, is a compassionate look … Continue reading

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On Words: “Behoove,” language, imagination, a discourse on rebellion

I just used the word “behoove” in a conversation. And no I wasn’t transported back to Victorian England. But it was an apropos use, for that apropos moment. What I realized, as soon as I stepped away from the discourse, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fearless and Free by Wendy Sachs

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In today’s day and age, the idea that you are able to stay in one job for the entire period of your career has been shaken to it’s core. That just doesn’t happen anymore. It is expected that by the … Continue reading

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On Words: Alternative Facts and Narratives…Lies, lies and damned lies

An important part of reading comprehension is determining what a fact is and what an opinion is. To understand more completely, let’s define each. A fact is a statement that is true and can be verified objectively, or proven. In … Continue reading

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On Words: Happiness- Joy

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The facts: 2016 was actually a good year, and 2017 will be even better. As we enter a new year, there is so much negativity surrounding 2016, that people are simply waiting for the year to die. It’s as if … Continue reading

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On Words: Tolerance

Part of being an author is understanding the meaning, both literally and figuratively, of words. Now what does that exactly mean? Words carry a definition that Mr. Webster and the Oxford University have carefully curated for society so that we … Continue reading

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On Writing: “Post-truth” and the Unbearable Lightness of Being Ridiculous*

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The dictionary defines “post-truth” as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.”  In this case, the “post-” prefix doesn’t mean “after” so much as … Continue reading

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