summer

HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER

HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER   How I spent my summer seems to be an appropriate topic for this time of year! Kids, of all ages, are returning to school in many areas of the country. This summer was unusual for me. Circumstances afforded me more free time to not only deal with life issues, but also to spend time on the healing path. I love to read. Books, websites, blogs, and newspapers were all chosen by me. There were days when I found myself reading three books at one time as well as times when no books were in my hands. In this post, I will share some of my favorites as well as a bit of my life during these months. Here are titles of several books which I recommend. “Same Time, Next Week: True Stories of Working Through Mental Illness” --  Lee Gutkind  (The title is self-explanatory. The strength, courage, and the realities of the situations woven throughout the stories make the book worth reading.) “The Broken Girls” – Simone St. James (pure entertainment of a suspense novel with a tad of historical fiction) “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World” – Dalai Lama ...