#32 of All the Things- Broadcasting Happiness

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We are all broadcasters.  We are projecting out into the world our thoughts and feelings, even when we aren’t saying a word.  Did you know that the world is actually safer than it’s ever been?  Our constant access to media skews our thinking and makes the world appear to be much darker and dangerous than it actually is.  I used to think that the only answer was to hide from the news and to stay uninformed because it was all so depressing.  I recently listened to a book on Audible called Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change by Michelle Gielan and I’m so happy that I did.    Continue reading “#32 of All the Things- Broadcasting Happiness”

#2 of All the Things- Bird by Bird

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

by Anne Lamott

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 I listened to this book on Audible narrated by Susan Bennett. She did an excellent job at being the voice of the very witty and sarcastic, Anne Lamott.

It has adult language so it’s not a great choice while you are cleaning the kitchen if the kids are underfoot.  She talks mostly about writing and I learned so much, but I have to honestly say, even if I wasn’t interested in writing I would have still enjoyed this book. It’s half instruction on the art of writing, half memoir, and all hilarious. Continue reading “#2 of All the Things- Bird by Bird”