Big Book Breakdown. Rising Strong. Brené Brown.

Big Book Breakdown. Book 1, Rising Strong By Brené Brown. Episode 1, the Introduction. Welcome to Episode 1 of The Big Book Breakdown! [Book] Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love Parent, and Lead [Author] Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW. Researcher. Storyteller. Texan. This is something I have been wantingContinue reading “Big Book Breakdown. Rising Strong. Brené Brown.”

Call Me By Your Name — Um. A Friendship?

The film’s title alludes to Oliver and Elio’s loving pact to call each other by their own names, recognising that, as [film director] Luca Guadagnino put it in a Q&A: “The other person makes you beautiful – enlightens you, elevates you.” This idea stems ultimately from Aristotle’s views on “true” friendship, but it echoes down theContinue reading “Call Me By Your Name — Um. A Friendship?”

“What Should I Read?” — Everyone Ever.

Any bookworm born before the internet knows that being a bibliophile can be both lonely and rewarding. Its an interesting conundrum to be faced with. On the one hand, you are never fully part of any conversation because the book grasps your attention. For example, you might spend all day working hard with the sameContinue reading ““What Should I Read?” — Everyone Ever.”