Ratt & Roll – Stephen Pearcy’s Memoir – Book Review

The first time I’d heard the band Ratt was sometime during 7th grade. “Round and Round” was a catchy song, but being a 12-year-old that wasn’t allowed to purchase rock cassette tapes at the time, I didn’t mind that it was overplayed on the radio. I listened to Ratt throughout my junior high and high … Continue reading Ratt & Roll – Stephen Pearcy’s Memoir – Book Review

The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker – Every Woman Needs to Read This!

A friend suggested I read The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker. It was probably the best self-help book suggestions I’ve been given. The Gift of Fear tells us that what most of us consider as fear is actually anxiety, because real fear is a survival signal that causes us to react in a … Continue reading The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker – Every Woman Needs to Read This!

Bird by Bird – Ann Lamott – Book Review

Unlike most required reading assignments given by professors, I really enjoyed reading Bird by Bird - by Ann Lamott. The author was really straight up and quirky. She made me laugh out loud. It was a fun book that was educational and entertaining. That’s kind of rare. Lamott gives advice to writers concerning writer's block, … Continue reading Bird by Bird – Ann Lamott – Book Review

Summer reading list all about Dysfunction

I've been considerably busy lately, but I've managed to do a lot of reading. The field of psychology has always intrigued me, so I enjoy reading stories and memoirs about other people's mental illnesses and family dysfunction.  I started reading a series by author Ellen Hopkins. Written in poetic style, but still read like any other … Continue reading Summer reading list all about Dysfunction