1. Abolish automatic settings is jammed pack full of inspiring ideas for all you people out there with digital SLR's who want to get far more from them then what you get from a perfectly good point and shoot. Grab a cup of java and your camera have a sit for a while with this one.
2. Need five simple ways to increase peace of mind? Check out this post on the Positivity Blog. Time to put that glass of water down. While I am not really into most of the stuff on this blog, sometimes there are some good points. I like to carry BIG glasses of water around with me - both literally and figuratively. One of them needs to get put down now and then.
3. Rachel's story is not unlike what thousands of women around the world have experienced. After four and a half years of vigilantly fighting breast cancer, the 37 year old wife and mother of two was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Please listen to what Rachel has to say. Sorry, it is a long video - fill up that water glass.
4. The quiet place.... While she’s still here, he sets his alarm every two hours to reposition her in the bed, provides her medications through a feeding tube and diligently records the hundreds of seizures, each of which rock the bed and break his heart. And those on the outside wonder why, and how? We want it to be over because it seems too hard---so time consuming and fruitless.
I love reading this medical doctors writing. As someone who works in the medical field, I relate closely to her experiences. But I think you will too - especially if you have been a patient.