Thank goodness for chairs. They make life a lot more comfortable. The first chair was thought to have been invented by the Egyptians, thousands of years ago. But it wasn’t until the 17th century that chairs became common. Most of us work, while sitting on chairs. Unfortunately, too much sitting is bad for us. The
Directed conversation is intended for your ears only. But what the heck is it? And why do malignant narcissists do it? Let me explain. Directed conversation is a scripted exchange between the narcissist and at least one other person. The conversation takes place within your earshot. This scripted discourse is intended for you, and for you only.
Beeswax was something I once tried to avoid. Because I thought it was difficult to work with. I’d see a recipe that called for beeswax, a substance produced by worker bees, and then discarded in the hive. But I’d skip right past it. I didn’t want to deal with beeswax. Then, I was forced get
I’ve seen articles and social media posts about outdoor potted plants that can repel mosquitoes. If you just plant these by your patio, you won’t be bothered by blood sucking visitors. If only that were true. Because there’s no evidence that certain plants can keep insects from biting you. It is true that certain plant
Can blue light keep you awake? What happens if we spend too much time on our computer, just before we hit the pillow? Well, we may end up tossing and turning. Because it appears that blue light can keep us awake. What exactly is blue light? It’s a certain wavelength of light that can affect
I remember walking into a local discount outlet just before Christmas. One of the featured items on display was a Himalayan salt lamp. The price was right. I thought about getting one or two. Then, something stopped me from buying that lamp. So I kept walking. Good thing. Because it was probably a fake. A
Did you know that baking soda may be the best way to remove potentially toxic pesticides from fruits and vegetables? Unfortunately, our produce is loaded with pesticides. Some fruits and vegetables contain a lot of chemical residue. (In fact, the Environmental Working Group publishes an annual list called The Dirty Dozen. These are the fruits
At different points in my life, my hair has gotten thinner. Always following a period of intense emotional stress. Then my hair grew back. As if nothing had happened. The last time this happened was a couple of years ago. I noticed more hair than usual at the bottom of the shower, after every shampoo.
Sadistic narcissists…… Regular narcissists…… Sometimes I wonder if everyone (myself included) throws the term “narcissist” around a little too liberally. So I want to clarify. I’m not just referring to difficult people. Everyone, on any given day, can be difficult. Some more than others. Instead, I’m talking about treacherous people. The kind who betray you.