SERVICE ANIMALS: SHOULD I CERTIFY MY PET?

   While researching my next novel, which at this writing remains untitled(I’ll keep you posted!), I had the opportunity to delve into the fascinating yet sometimes eye-opening world of Service Animals.  The formal definition is any animal specifically trained to perform tasks for a disabled individual that they would otherwise have difficulty completing on their own.  …

9 WAYS TO FEEL GOOD THROUGH RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS – FOR FREE

Do you find it sad, as I do, that each year as the holiday season bids its farewell so do our attempts at random acts of kindness?  Does it really take a jolly old soul on a silent night, roasting your chestnuts for you to remember that you share this planet with others? Sometime in …

HOW TO SURVIVE THANKSGIVING WITH YOUR FAMILY

   Is the picture you conjure in your mind when you think of Thanksgiving Day one from a Lifetime movie complete with a smiling loving family, grouped around a perfectly roasted turkey with gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, cornbread dressing, and butter rolls?  And let’s not forget the pie – apple, pumpkin, pecan; just stick it in a crust …

10 LIFESTYLE REMEDIES TO OFFSET MIGRAINE HEADACHES THAT REALLY WORK!

Migraine headache is a subject I carry close to my heart (and head) since suffering from the mind-numbing malady since the young age of eight. For you lucky ones, never having to lock yourself in a dark cave avoiding the power tools required to decapitate the pain; a migraine headache can cause intense, throbbing, pulsing …