The Worst Gift I Ever Received

The worst gift I ever received was a blue velour top. It wasn’t because it was blue or because it was velour. In fact, I loved the soft, plush feel of 1970s velour on my body. Even though this sweater wasn’t royal or navy, my favourite shades (it was somewhere between...

The Power of Conscious Touch

An article by blogger James Webb, Existential Depression in Gifted Individuals, tugged at me when he spoke about breaking through the sense of isolation through touch. Just as infants need to be held and touched, those kids experiencing existential...