Category: Holidays & Observances

It’s World Mental Health Day!

Mental Health has been looked at in many ways over the centuries. From ancient beliefs of demon possession to modern understanding of the medical and physiological issues behind it, this is a topic that needs further research, education, and awareness. World Mental Health Day was first recognized in October 1992, but with the current COVID-19…

GET YOUR MYSTERY READ ON!

The first full week of October is MYSTERY SERIES WEEK. That means, it is it going to be from the 4th through the 10th this year. And, do we have some great book suggestions for you! Mersey Murder Mysteries1. A Mersey Killing (2015)2. All Saints (2016)3. A Mersey Maiden (2016)4. A Mersey Mariner (2017)5. A Very Mersey Murder (2018)6. Last Train to Lime Street (2018)7. The Mersey Monastery…

A Week For National Awareness – MENTAL ILLNESS

National Mental Illness Awareness Week is celebrated the first full week in October. This year, that means October 4th through the 10th, which happens to be World Mental Health Day. There has always been a stigma with mental health. This stems, I believe, from fear… fear of the unknown. However, we know psychiatric disorders aren’t…

BE KIND – Stop Bullying!

I truly believe that we are not born with hatred; it is taught to us. Society teaches us the ‘rules’ of our cultures. Unfortunately, one of the biggest things taught – whether intentional or inadvertently – is bullying. Often, when we are angry, we lash out. We get frustrated and become REactive instead of PROactive.…