“The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That’s guaranteed. I can’t begin to explain that. Or the craziness inside myself and everyone else.” Pat in Silver Linings Playbook, 2012. The movie was adapted for the screen by director David O. Russell, based on the novel The Silver Linings Playbook (2008) by Matthew […]
Why bother with meditation? Aren’t we too busy trying to get stuff done?
“My morning meditation is like taking a shower for my brain.” Emily Fletcher
What do you think meditation is? Maybe a retreat into nature by yourself? That, of …
A Wikipedia page summarizes some of the artist’s life: Fiona Apple is “a member of a family rich with roots in entertainment… she is the daughter of singer Diane McAfee and actor Brandon Maggart. “Her older sister, Amber Taleullah, sings cabaret under the stage name Maude Maggart. “At the age of twelve, Apple was raped […]
Among many other actresses who have struggled with eating disorders are Scarlett Pomers [“Reba”], Felicity Huffman [“Desperate Housewives”], Jane Fonda and possibly Kate Bosworth, according to pictures in the past with her ribs all too visible, and multiple reports of her smoking rather than eating. Supposedly she even had to have her size 0 clothes […]
Simone Simmons was a friend and confidante of Princess Diana, and says in her bio Diana: The Last Word that Diana “was one of the most insecure people I had ever met. … “On the surface, of course, she appeared to have everything going for her. “But, like a number of other well-known and successful […]