Book Review: Get it Done: The 21-Day Mind Hack System to Double Your Productivity and Finish What You Start by Michael Mackintosh


“Vision without action is hallucination. Action without vision is neurosis.” – Michael Mackintosh How many times in your life do you have a goal and want to succeed, but somehow your plans never come to fruition? Or, how many times do you get frustrated and just give up? According to Michael Mackintosh in Get it … Continue reading Book Review: Get it Done: The 21-Day Mind Hack System to Double Your Productivity and Finish What You Start by Michael Mackintosh

Success Does Not Always Mean You Need to Climb That Mountain, or Does It?


It is quite an accomplishment to hike to the top of a mountain, is it not? But, is it success? For some of us, to be successful means to attain a high position, a certain status, or make a lot of money. For others, success might mean raising a large family, traveling around the world, … Continue reading Success Does Not Always Mean You Need to Climb That Mountain, or Does It?

Dear Ruth, I Jumped off the Pedestal Because of You…


Dear Justice Ginsburg, May I call you Ruth? I want to call you Ruth because I consider you a friend (especially now more than ever). I know you didn’t know me, and I know I could be one of the millions of women who are writing you a letter after your death, but you see, … Continue reading Dear Ruth, I Jumped off the Pedestal Because of You…

Book Review: Catching a Witch: A Novel of Loyalty, Deception, and Superstition by Heidi Eljarbo


Heidi Eljarbo’s historical fiction novel, Catching a Witch: A Novel of Loyalty, Deception, and Superstition, is a story about the persecution of witches in Rossby, Norway, in the 17th century.   According to Britannica, witchcraft is the “exercise or invocation of alleged supernatural powers to control people or events, practices typically involving sorcery or magic.” Although difficult to know … Continue reading Book Review: Catching a Witch: A Novel of Loyalty, Deception, and Superstition by Heidi Eljarbo

Book Review: Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope by Albert Woodfox


“Our resistance gave us an identity. Our identity gave us strength. Our strength gave us an unbreakable will.” ― Albert Woodfox Solitary is Albert Woodfox’s heartbreaking memoir of the four decades he spent in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit. After reading Woodfox’s heroic and sometimes excruciating account of how he was framed … Continue reading Book Review: Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope by Albert Woodfox

Book Review: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo


People are losing their minds over White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin DiAngelo. Losing. Their. Minds. Why? Because the truth is hard to swallow, isn’t it? If you google “white fragility,” you will find pages of links to chat rooms, YouTube videos, podcasts, and talk shows … Continue reading Book Review: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin Diangelo