PRAISE: a blog

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

July 13, 2018

We were all rather proper in my home, even though we were poor – especially before my mother went back to work when I (the youngest of three) turned six. My dad was an actor and always made a living at it, but sometimes that living consisted of unemployment insurance.


July 2, 2018

It is good to praise something you hate.

Lately, my friend’s kitchen has been invaded by carpenter ants, and they make me shudder. It’s visceral. I’m making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on a plate and they come scuttling from God knows where, waving their little “...

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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.