Category: Food for Thought

Going Back to the Sandbox for Mental Illness

I think part of the challenge is that people don’t see people; they see mental illness. People see differences in behaviour that they don’t understand, and they define people by their mental illness, as if mental illness is who they are, rather than a condition they suffer from that may or may not be permanent.

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5 Things Pretty Little Liars Can Teach Us

Does everybody lie?  I think so.  Don’t get me wrong.  I don’t promote deception.  But, I think that we all have the need sometimes to fudge things … just to make life a little easier (or sometimes because we absolutely have no choice).  I don’t think it makes us all liars though.

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Ode to Matryoshka … A Toy and an Artform

Is it possible for something to be a toy AND a piece of art.  I suppose it’s not that unusual when you think of dolls, as many doll collectors would agree, I’m sure.  Well, Matryoshka, also known as nesting or stacking dolls, definitely fall into this category and is one of the things I love about them.

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