I've been reading romance novels since I was in my teens - for about (ahem) 34 years! Although I've never sat down to count how many books I've read over the years, I know it's in the hundreds. Why the romance genre? First of all, I love reading romance because it relaxes me. Even when … Continue reading Why I Love Proofreading Books in the Romance Genre
The other night I did something totally out of my skill set. What is my usual skill set? I'm a scientist - I've been trained, through learning and experience, to think technically and logically. I don't think of myself as artistic – at all. Which leads me to my original statement – I did something … Continue reading The Benefits of Trying New Activities
Is there anything better than getting outside, breathing in the fresh air, and moving your body? Yes! Doing all this with your furry friend - your dog - by your side. Benefits of Getting Outside and Walking First of all, I love the out-of-doors. After spending a day at work - inside, most of my … Continue reading Why I Love Taking My Dog for a Walk
Perhaps you've witnessed this scene - you're walking down the hall of a hospital or nursing home to visit a loved one, and you pass someone walking a dog into a patient's room. Wait - whaaat? Are dogs now allowed in healthcare facilities? You thought only service dogs were permitted inside - and that didn't … Continue reading Thearpy Dogs – What are they and what health benefits can they offer?
You may or may not have heard of cannabidiol. I would wager that you have, however, heard of marijuana. Marijuana is the common name for the drug, sold both for medicinal and recreational purposes, that is derived from the cannabis plant. How are CBD and marijuana related? They both are derived from the cannabis plant, … Continue reading Cannabidiol – What is it and what are its health benefits?
When you go to your physician's office, or the laboratory for blood work or radiology for x-ray's, do you feel like you're an imposition? Like you're an inconvenience to the clinician or healthcare staff? As if your being there is interrupting the personal conversation they are holding with others in their workplace? You are not … Continue reading We Need to Put the Care Back in Healthcare