‘Reasons To Stay Alive’ By Matt Haig » Changing Pages

‘Reasons To Stay Alive’ By Matt Haig » Changing Pages

Depression and mental illness must be acknowledged. Just because it cannot be seen doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. It’s real and its killing people. We as a nation must engage in conversation; as Matt says, it took him more than a decade to be able to talk openly about his experience. But when he did, the benefits were immense. Continue reading ‘Reasons To Stay Alive’ By Matt Haig » Changing Pages

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‘Next Year For Sure’ By Zoey Leigh Peterson » I’ve Read This

‘Next Year For Sure’ By Zoey Leigh Peterson » I’ve Read This

Many people probably participate in polyamory, but they are afraid to tell friends and family so they keep it hidden simply because it’s easier. I hope books like this are going to become more and more common as we open our minds to other forms of love in the world. Seriously people, why can’t we all just get along and mind our own business? Continue reading ‘Next Year For Sure’ By Zoey Leigh Peterson » I’ve Read This

‘The New Woman’ By Charity Norman » Changing Pages

‘The New Woman’ By Charity Norman » Changing Pages

It’s a subject which I suspect takes some courage to take on for fear of getting it wrong. I think Charity Norman got it very right. I don’t know what the author’s own experience of this particular subject is, but she writes authoritatively and sympathetically about a situation that the majority of us probably have little or no experience of. Continue reading ‘The New Woman’ By Charity Norman » Changing Pages

In Need of a Comforting Read: The Right Book At The Right Time Can Succor, Soothe, & Calm A Troubled Soul Or A Weary Mind » Changing Pages

In Need of a Comforting Read: The Right Book At The Right Time Can Succor, Soothe, & Calm A Troubled Soul Or A Weary Mind » Changing Pages

As soon as that realization dawned and I acknowledged it, I was giving myself permission to put it down and stop struggling to read it. I wasn’t admitting defeat or giving up; I was just making a choice. Continue reading In Need of a Comforting Read: The Right Book At The Right Time Can Succor, Soothe, & Calm A Troubled Soul Or A Weary Mind » Changing Pages

‘If My Moon Was Your Sun’ By Andreas Steinhöfel, Illustrations By Nele Palmtag

‘If My Moon Was Your Sun’ By Andreas Steinhöfel, Illustrations By Nele Palmtag

If My moon Was Your Sun is a story filled with nostalgia and great love. It’s filled with humor and adult-like scenarios that makes this book befitting for parents to read to their children, especially if there is a loved one who has memory loss. Continue reading ‘If My Moon Was Your Sun’ By Andreas Steinhöfel, Illustrations By Nele Palmtag