Pride and Prejudice, and the Lies We Tell Ourselves

Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice has been on my mind lately. Maybe it's because I was watching one of the Bridget Jones movies the other day. Austen's novel is said to have provided some of the inspiration for Helen Fielding's books and movies. Colin Firth is quite dapper as Mark Darcy, but that's a … Continue reading Pride and Prejudice, and the Lies We Tell Ourselves

Book Review: Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick just might be my spirit animal. I recently finished reading Anna Kendrick's book, titled "Scrappy Little Nobody," and just knew from page one that I would need to write a blog post about it. As I've mentioned in my other book reviews though, I am no book critic, so don't expect much. 😉 … Continue reading Book Review: Scrappy Little Nobody

My Mind Is Full, Not Mindful

It's hard to be mindful when your mind is full. You may have heard a lot about "mindfulness" these days. There are tons of websites, magazines, self-help books, etc, all devoted to the concept of mindfulness. There are even coloring books to help foster mindfulness! In addition to the coloring, they include mindful quotes or … Continue reading My Mind Is Full, Not Mindful