That Way Madness Lies Movie Review

That Way Madness Lies Movie Review

That Way Madness Lies – synopsis Shaky and utterly chilling, iPhone footage shows Duanne Luckow’s descent into madness: his daily interactions, paranoid delusions and a full-blown psychotic episode at the top of 611-foot Multnomah Falls' crashing waters near Portland, Oregon. He informs viewers that he means business. Mental-health experts from Yale School of Medicine and from the Global Mental Health Program at Columbia University say the iPhone footage Duanne Luckow shot, as he descends into madness in late 2010, offers a rare,...
Wicked Origins by Paula Black Book Release Promo

Wicked Origins by Paula Black Book Release Promo

Wicked Origins by Paula Black I have no idea what’s happening to me. When a tornado dropped my car in a land of short, wild people, I was shocked. With no way to get home, no idea where I was and no clue how to communicate with the munchkins, I was completely out of luck. Then I found out that my car had landed on someone and killed them. Supposedly she was the Wicked Witch of the East. If that wasn’t bad enough, now her ruby slippers magically appear on my feet, and slowly, I’m becoming her. Now I need to get to Emerald City and see the...
Rambler by Linda K. Schmitmeyer Book Review

Rambler by Linda K. Schmitmeyer Book Review

Title: Rambler Author: Linda K Schmitmeyer Genre: Mental Illness Publisher:  The Artists' Orchard LLC Release Date: September 25, 2018 Pages: 341 Buy Links: Amazon / Barnes & Noble Summary of Rambler: Linda began her 40s as a part-time college writing teacher and stay-at-home mom. A decade later, she was the family breadwinner, a single mother of sorts, and the caregiver for her husband, Steve. Initially, Steve was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, but when he failed to improve, the diagnosis was changed to schizoaffective. Both were disorders...
Email Marketing Help from Campaign Monitor

Email Marketing Help from Campaign Monitor

If you are a business owner of any kind, including a blogger, an email list is an important aspect of your marketing. Email marketing is a great way to get to know your customers on a personal level. Having a good email marketing plan can help you to grow your business by leaps and bounds. When we think of marketing, we think of social media. While social media is all the rage right now it’s not the only way. Think of it this way, you do not truly “own” your social media. You do not have full control of it as you do with your email. Email...
Stylish Mason Jar Themed Save the Date Cards from Basic Invite

Stylish Mason Jar Themed Save the Date Cards from Basic Invite

Planning a wedding can be stressful, there is so much to plan and remember to do. Thankfully creating your save the date cards can be done easier now with Basic Invite. Their mason jars & fireflies save the date cards are beautiful and would be perfect for a summer outdoor wedding. Some weddings are fancy elegant affairs and some are more casual. If I were to plan my wedding again it would definitely be a casual outdoor wedding. These mason jar save the date cards from Basic Invite are both fun and go with a summer wedding theme, yet they are...
Holiday Gift Ideas for the Men in Your Life

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Men in Your Life

Maybe it's just my husband but for me, men are the hardest to buy for! My husband is hard to buy for because he hates attention on himself. He actually spoils me rotten but doesn't want me to spend any money on him. Here is a list of gift ideas for men that I'm sure even the pickiest of men would appreciate. 20 Gift ideas for men this holiday season. What grill master wouldn’t love these grilling accessories? Grilling can be done all year round! This is one of my husband’s favorite books. It says it’s geared towards children, but he loves it....
Christmas Figurines Make a Great Family Keepsake

Christmas Figurines Make a Great Family Keepsake

Precious Moments figurines make a great family keepsake. Christmas Figurines are fun to collect and can be passed down to family members. Does your family collect figurines like Precious Moments ones? I remember growing up my great grandmother had various figurines all over the house. It was always fun to go shopping with her and help her pick out her newest addition to the collection. Christmas figurines are a great gift idea. I love gift ideas that you really put some thought into. Collectibles are not only a great gift they can be passed...
Author Interview with Gurpreet Kaur Sidhu

Author Interview with Gurpreet Kaur Sidhu

The first in a series, Storm is a twists-and-turns thriller driven by compelling characters challenged by dangerous forces, both external, internal, and eternal. Evan Storm had been confronted by his past (an unpleasant one at that) in his dreams, and now in his waking life. He is struggling to reconcile the evil that lurks in his soul. Shadow Hex is his new neighbor, who also fears a dangerous past – her former fiancé who works for the Secret Eye Agency (which is as shadowy and sinister as it sounds). Does Shadow hold the key to Evan’s...
Bipolar Disorder: Struggles & Triggers and How to Cope

Bipolar Disorder: Struggles & Triggers and How to Cope

Bipolar is a mental illness may affect as many as 60 million people worldwide. More than half of all patients begin seeing symptoms between the ages of 15 and 25, but it can begin at any age. (source: Latuda.com)  I have shared a few times about how my husband suffers from Bipolar 2. It's hard on both the patient and the spouse. Especially if the spouse is the only caregiver. Being a caregiver for someone with a mental illness is hard. You never know what the day will bring. I saw a quote recently that hits home a lot: “Having Bipolar...
Top Office Supplies For the Entrepreneur

Top Office Supplies For the Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are always looking for fun and functional items for their home offices. More and more people are working from home for other companies or starting their own these days.  There are many different products on the market for a home office and a corporate office. I spend 95% of my time in my home office and I love to decorate it my own way. Office supplies are a necessity when running a business or working from home for someone else. They can be fun as well. These are some of my favorite items for my home office....

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