Book cover: Year of the Introvert by Michaela Chung
Book reviews, Humanity & social relationships

Book Review: The Year of the Introvert

The Year of the Introvert by Michaela Chung is a book that is wholeheartedly pro-introvert. The book defines introverts as "people who gain energy in solitude and lose energy in stimulating environments."  The author's stance is that introversion is not a limitation.  The tone has a motivational, coaching style as the author encourages you to… Continue reading Book Review: The Year of the Introvert

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Blogging and writing

Planning my next bullet journal

As another bullet journal is getting full, it's time to start thinking about what my next one is going to involve. The stock photo above shows a Stabilo highlighter.  I've heard good things about these.  However, I already have some highlighters lying around, so no Stabilos for me until those babies get used up or… Continue reading Planning my next bullet journal

Book reviews, Mental health

Book Review: A Guided Mental Illness Journal & Workbook

A Guided Mental Illness Journal & Workbook: Build Confidence and Coping Skills by Rebecca Chamaa is aimed at helping people with mental illness to feel better about themselves and the world they interact with. The journal is set up to do a task a day for 60 days, so that you have a steady 2… Continue reading Book Review: A Guided Mental Illness Journal & Workbook

book cover: The Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll
Book reviews

Book Review: The Bullet Journal Method

The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future is written by Ryder Carroll, who is the founder of the Bullet Journal® (yes, it's trademarked) and the website bulletjournal.com. Before reading this book, I was vaguely aware that there was an official bullet journal website, but what I learned about bullet journalling came… Continue reading Book Review: The Bullet Journal Method

The Happiness Diary by Barbara Kipfer book cover
Book reviews

Book review: The Happiness Diary

The Happiness Diary: Practice Living Joyfully by Barbara A. Kipfer guides you through various self-reflection exercises and prompts to connect with the potential for happiness that already exists in your life.  It's designed to be used as a notebook and written in, and each page is beautifully illustrated. I'm always a tad wary of happiness-promoting books/articles,… Continue reading Book review: The Happiness Diary