Book Reviews

Mama Cass Biography Book * Dream a little dream of me

Mama Cass - she would have made a great friend if she were still alive. A proud and large woman with a wonderful voice to rival Whitney and Amy Winehouse. And brought down by the same monster that haunted the other two women: drugs and booze and an unhealthy lifestyle. So when I put my… Continue reading Mama Cass Biography Book * Dream a little dream of me

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Psychology

How to find happiness in nature (Mental Health Awareness Week 2017)

As we are currently towards the end of the 2017 Mental Health Awareness Week, I will tackle suicide and depression. Last year in Japan, more than 25,000 people took their own lives. That's 70 every day. The vast majority were men. Those figures do not make Japan's the highest suicide rate in the world in… Continue reading How to find happiness in nature (Mental Health Awareness Week 2017)

Book Reviews

Mental Health Awareness Week May 2017 (3 books on the loneliness of the sole survivor)

Every year, thousands of supporters across the UK take part in Mental Health Awareness Week. This year the week will take place from 8-14 May on the theme of surviving or thriving? Have you taken our new survey yet? Find out your good mental health score: https://t.co/VNqOAdsnIu #MHAW17— Mental Health Fdn (@mentalhealth) May 8, 2017… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week May 2017 (3 books on the loneliness of the sole survivor)

Book Reviews

Norwegian Wood – Haruki Murakami Book Review

Before I bought this book, I've heard so many things about it. Publishing this book in Japan made Murakami somewhat a 'literary superstar' in his country. Out of all his works, i think this is the first and 'only' normal novel he has written. Normal in a good kind of way. If you've read at… Continue reading Norwegian Wood – Haruki Murakami Book Review

Book Reviews

Hausfrau * Jill Alexander Essbaum

Anna is a bored married woman. Anna is passive and loves to see other take charge of her life until she decides she wants to have an affair. Anna has multiple affairs and then her life spirals down until she needs to take control over her own actions once more. And she does.. "IS THERE… Continue reading Hausfrau * Jill Alexander Essbaum

Book Reviews, Children's Classics

Of Mice and Men * John Steinbeck

George and Lennie are migrant American labourers –the one alert and protective and the other strong, stupid and potentially dangerous. This is the powerful story of their relationship and their dreams of finding a more stable and less lonely way of life. "Two men, George and Lenny, form a strong friendship, one man assuming the… Continue reading Of Mice and Men * John Steinbeck

Psychology

Helping Yourself with Depression

If you're currently feeling so out of it, totally out of your normal system and just basically hating and ignoring almost, always everything and anyone that comes along, try to get yourself checked by a psychiatrist because you those little mood swings and erratic Ally McBeal-ish behavior that you're trying to ignore for some long… Continue reading Helping Yourself with Depression