Does Solitude Have a Place in Your Life?

Though it’s technically possible to be connected thousands of people thousands of miles away—anytime, anywhere—too much of a good thing can lead to a bad place. Solitude is a human need and to deny it is unhealthy for both mind and body. Living in a technologically connected 24/7 society that undervalues solitude and overvalues attachment…

The Gift of Fire

During this time of healing, hibernation and incubation I am conscious that I am preparing to move forward. These nights I dream of fire, ashes and, of the proverbial phoenix rising from the ashes. It seems we are refined through the fire of passion. Just as metals become malleable under heat and pressure we are…

Beauty: Women in Art

This post was inspired by cjwriter’s post Leonardo Da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Botticelli , Boltraffio, Albrecht Durer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Messina, Perugino, Hans Memling, El Greco, Hans Holbein, Rokotov, Peter Paul Rubens, Gobert, Caspar Netscher, Pierre Mignard, Jean-Marc Nattier, Vigee-Le Brun, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Winterhalter, Tyranov, Borovikovsky, Venetsianov, Gros, Kiprensky, Amalie, Corot, Edouard Manet,…

Being happy no matter what

Christen Resmo reminds us: You Can Be Happy Even When… People have disappointed or betrayed you Somebody else is having a bad day and gets upset when you don’t join in their misery Nobody seems genuinely supportive of your goals and dreams The day is falling short of your high hopes You are falling short…

Unique Diet, Lifestyle, Race and Advertising Interviews

eInterview.org is a Social Psychology Network partner site headquartered at Wesleyan University. The purpose is to conduct web-based interviews capable of changing questions, response options, and item wordings depending on the previous answers given. Unlike simple web surveys, eInterview.org can generate billions of unique interviews on a particular topic. Development of eInterview.org began in 1999…