Author: cassandrakali

Top 5 Reasons why Addiction is the Zombie Virus

Top 5 Reasons why Addiction is the Zombie Virus

I'm going to give it to you straight: I'm a little weirdly obsessed with zombie shows. The challenges faced by the survivors? The inevitable character growth? Yes, please! Pass the popcorn - I'm overly committed! 🍿 So when this addiction = the zombie virus comparison popped into my head, I tried to walk away from … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons why Addiction is the Zombie Virus

The Mask of Masculinity: How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships, and Live Their Fullest Lives by Lewis Howes

The Mask of Masculinity: How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships, and Live Their Fullest Lives by Lewis Howes

The Mask of Masculinity is one of those books that just happened to cross paths with me. I found out about the book and its author, Lewis Howes, while listening to inspirational videos on Youtube one morning while I cleaned up and cooked my eggs. A couple hours later, I popped right over to the … Continue reading The Mask of Masculinity: How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships, and Live Their Fullest Lives by Lewis Howes

The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children by Dr. Shefali Tsabary, PhD

The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children by Dr. Shefali Tsabary, PhD

The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children by Dr. Shefali Tsabury is a parenting book with a unique view on the parent-child relationship apart from the traditional “DIY disciplinary” books that have been on shelves for so many years. Dr. Tsabury is a Clinical Psychologist well-known for mixing “Eastern mindfulness” and “Western psychology” into … Continue reading The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children by Dr. Shefali Tsabary, PhD

I Love You and I’m Leaving You Anyway by Tracy McMillan

I Love You and I’m Leaving You Anyway by Tracy McMillan

In her memoir I Love You and I’m Leaving You Anyway, Tracy McMillan tells the story of her life while eerily telling important aspects of my own story too. Except it’s not really so eerie…because, like I've mentioned before, so many of us who grow up in dysfunctional situations can find all kinds of similarities in our … Continue reading I Love You and I’m Leaving You Anyway by Tracy McMillan

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail is Cheryl Strayed’s personal memoir which includes the account of her experience hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in the summer of 1995. Cheryl shares with her readers the physical, emotional, logistical, and spiritual challenges she faced while hiking from Mojave, California to the Oregon-Washington border.  … Continue reading Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed