PRAISE: a blog

All that's amazing and a little science, too.

September 28, 2018

I love wonderful stories, whatever the medium – books, audiobooks, movies, and TV – and I found a new one recently on Netflix called “Maniac.”

“Maniac” is a 10-episode, 2018 Netflix miniseries original, based on

a series created by Hakon Bast Mossige and Espen PA Lerva...

September 24, 2018

Kudos to those creatures of morning who can shower, dress, and be off to work before their first cup of coffee. Me, within moments opening my eyes and rolling out of my sleepy cocoon, I’m making my first cup.

Coffee is what makes getting out of bed worthwhile. When it’s...

September 20, 2018

Last week, I had the honor of being included in a workshop that focused on my late sister’s work – peace research. My sister, Randy Forsberg, was an expert on world nuclear arms and disarmament, as well as a peace activist. She authored the proposal that helped launch...

September 17, 2018

Never have the weeds seemed more lush than this Labor Day weekend. They are crowding the sides of the roads, the cracks in the pavement, vacant lots and occupied territory. Their vitality is overwhelming the neighborhood.

How appropriate for Labor Day, the upstart of 18...

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Why write a blog called PRAISE?

A healthy and happy life is based on gratitude. Check the science. Gratitude for the simple, everyday awesome things in life contributes to physical health as well as mental health. Depression causes physical pain as much as pain causes depression. Save your own heart! Steep your life in the language of praise.