Craig Ramsay’s healthy tips to shape up for summer

If you were one of the countless people who made New Year’s resolutions to hit the gym this year, more than likely life got in the way and your determination fizzled out. You are not alone. An estimated 92% of people who make this goal do not follow through. There is another reason right around the corner to start eating lighter and exercising more. Do you … Continue reading Craig Ramsay’s healthy tips to shape up for summer

The Rejects’ Holiday by Felicia Johnson

Believe it or not, the holidays can be one of the loneliest times of the year for some. During the holidays, there seems to be an expectation for everyone to happy and gathered together with family and loved ones. Commercials shown on television during the months of November and December depict images of what a family is supposed to look like during the holidays. Children … Continue reading The Rejects’ Holiday by Felicia Johnson

Adapting Mental Health Novel to Film to Promote Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention by Felicia Johnson

When I was fifteen my best friend committed suicide. I found out after her death that she had a Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) stemming from the trauma of childhood abuse. This is the story of my best-selling novel, Her (www.herthebook.com). This novel is to help bring the understanding of BPD within reach of many young people and families afflicted with this life-changing diagnosis of BPD, … Continue reading Adapting Mental Health Novel to Film to Promote Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention by Felicia Johnson

It is okay to say, “I don’t know what to say” by Felicia Johnson

Have you ever wanted to help someone, but you didn’t know how? Sometimes, it is not easy to admit when we do not know what to say or what to do when someone we care about needs help. It’s especially hard to know what to say to someone who is depressed. What do you say to someone who is depressed? We find ourselves searching for … Continue reading It is okay to say, “I don’t know what to say” by Felicia Johnson

Journaling and Therapy by Felicia Johnson

When I was six years old, my second grade teacher, Ms. Medley, gave me my first writing assignment. The only rule of the assignment was to write one paragraph about something that I wanted. My assignment was titled: I Want A Dog. Paragraph one started with how much I would have liked to have a dog (very much), why (because they are so cute and fluffy), and why I couldn’t have one … Continue reading Journaling and Therapy by Felicia Johnson

A powerful and hypnotic read; HER, by Felicia Johnson

“Write hard and clear about what hurts”  ― Ernest Hemingway.  I didn’t have a clue what I would find when I sat down to read HER by Felicia Johnson. I did know going in, the topic was heavy, Borderline Personality Disorder, what I did not foresee, was the incredible journey I would be taken on with each turn of the page. To be clear, the book … Continue reading A powerful and hypnotic read; HER, by Felicia Johnson

GMO Inside Announces Campaign to get GMOS out of Starbucks Dairy

Green America’s GMO Inside campaign today launched a major push to get Starbucks, America’s largest coffee chain with more than 20,000 stores in 62 countries, to serve only organic milk sourced from cows not fed GMOs. In early January, GMO Inside made worldwide headlines when its social media campaign led General Mills to announce that it would drop genetically modified ingredients in basic Cheerios. The … Continue reading GMO Inside Announces Campaign to get GMOS out of Starbucks Dairy