Tag Archives: Self-Help

Stitches by Anne Lamott

  I first encountered Anne Lamott when a creative writing professor of mine asked the class to read Lamott’s “Bird by Bird.” I enjoyed that well enough, so when I saw “Stitches” on display at my local library I decided … Continue reading

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Dreamland : Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep by David K. Randall

A few days ago, I went to my local library to return all of my Emily Giffin books and I found myself craving something a little more substantial. I wandered my way out of the “New Fiction” section into one … Continue reading

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Finding Time to Read

  A lot of my friends ask me, “Do you read books for fun while you’re studying?” and “How do you find time to read so much?” It’s almost as if they can’t believe that reading one book per week … Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi Love by Arielle Ford

Wabi Sabi is an ancient Japanese aesthetic that promotes finding beauty in imperfection. In Wabi Sabi Love, Arielle Ford applies the practice to romantic relationships. She gives statistics (did you know that 50% of first marriages, 67% of second marriages, … Continue reading

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