The benefits of reading memoirs

I remember being a girl and wanting to be popular. I always appreciated older people. Well, everyone knows that a 14-year-old and a 19-year-old had different points of view. Well one day I got sick and tired of being the outcast of the group and feeling out of place. Despite the age difference, I began to read more and found […]

Review of ‘The Age of Unreason’ by Charles Handy (1989)

The keywords that stand out in ‘The Age of Unreason’ are ‘change’, ‘discontinuity’, ‘thinking backwards’ and ‘uncertainty’. The changes of the last twenty years have been immense and have challenged our comfortable perceptions of the world. Handy identifies how organizations and individuals must learn to cope with changing work patterns. The book flows from argument to analysis and from theory […]

For the love of Mr. Benson

As a director of nursing at a long-term care facility, I had the unique privilege of caring for many precious people who had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Caring for these patients has many rewards and challenges. Compassionate care is essential to successfully caring for Alzheimer’s patients. Each patient is incredibly unique and her care must be tailored to her […]

The Narcissist’s Playbook

The Narcissist’s Playbook Written by Randi Fine, Narcissistic Abuse Expert Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine During the many years that I have been involved in the field of narcissistic abuse recovery, I have made a remarkable discovery; narcissists everywhere seem to be operating from the same playbook. I don’t know who wrote it, when it was written, […]