Constructive Arguing: “Those who dont’ do…” — LIFE’S RECIPE BOOK

How often has it happened that you end up in an argument; be it with your significant other, a friend, a family member or a colleague; and you just can’t seem to get your messages across or you struggle in finding an effective resolution for an often simple situation? I’m a bit of a hypocrite […]

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Some Plants in Illinois have Eyes!…

If you don’t like to be stared at, don’t come to rural Illinois! There are some rare plants here in rural Illinois that are sensitive to the touch and that are quickly evolving. At first, besides their sensitivity to touch, they began […]

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Depression and Sorrow…

Many people suffer from depression and sorrow. Many take pharmaceutical antidepressants and regularly go to clinics to receive therapy. Of course, for some, it may involve issues based on heredity and diet. For many, it entails accumulated psychological problems. Most, when they were much younger, did not have such issues; in youth, they […]

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How Cooking Frees My Mind to Think About Writing — Literary Hub

I love food. I love to eat it, prepare it—and read about it. Even before I was out of the crib, I had a gastro-literary fixation: the drawing of bread in Richard Scarry’s Busy World, Busy People, which I demanded to see daily. Once I’d graduated to print, obsession reached a new, active level. The […]

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“Okay, I’m Depressed. Now What?” (ACTIONABLE) — Thoughts From The Trail

I first learned that I was *clinically* depressed after I took Burn’s diagnostic. It was a bit of a shock, frankly. I had thought that I was mildly depressed, not severely depressed, and I was terribly confused about treatment, resources, and just what to do, period.

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