Being a Unicorn is Not all that Magical

While I was always that odd child, the kid that marched to the beat of their own drum, never in my life have I ever regretted being a bit unusual. On the contrary, I've spent most of my life feeling very proud to be different. But being different in medical terms is really not a … Continue reading Being a Unicorn is Not all that Magical

Nikki Page, the artist

Just a little blurb on me: Born and raised in Northern California, Nikki Page is a self-taught artist who believes in celebrating all the little things in life and spreading magic wherever she goes. Adopted at birth, “Page” is for her biological mother who loved unconditionally and so selflessly; she gets the blame for Nikki’s … Continue reading Nikki Page, the artist

An Environmentally-Friendly Holiday Season

Each Holiday Season, the US produces one million tons of extra garbage a week. Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, we use enough ribbon to wrap the whole planet. Endless paper, plastic wrap, and cardboard are used simply shipping items from manufacturer to sellers, to buyers. Now add in possible shipping from buyer to gift … Continue reading An Environmentally-Friendly Holiday Season

Religion…

"Do you believe in religion?" This is the question Fred Kat asked me last time he emailed me. And Fred, I need to apologize... You asked this question in April. I have sat down at my computer and attempted to answer this question 1000 times. And deleted everything. Every time. Is it because I'm afraid … Continue reading Religion…

Curing Mental Illness

I spent days thinking about this... One of my followers emailed me after reading my post "Living with Mental Illness." He asked 2 questions. I will attempt to answer one of these tonight. Fred Kat: "Do you think the condition (mental illness) is reversible?" As someone who is diagnosed with mental illness, has a bachelor's … Continue reading Curing Mental Illness

Living with Mental Illness

I was once asked, "What's it like having a mental illness?" This question was asked by a very good friend of mine. This friend never experienced mental illness. He asked with sincere curiosity. He had never known anyone with mental illness (that he knew of besides me). The question was asked because he didn't understand. … Continue reading Living with Mental Illness