What is PTSD?

Foo, Stephanie. What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing From Complex Trauma. Morton, Kati. Traumatized: Identify, Understand, and Cope With PTSD. Naidoo, Uma. This Is Your Brain On Food: An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods That Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD. Van Der Kolk, Bessel A. The Body Keeps Score: Brain, Mind, and Body.

The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg [Book Review]

A troubled girl and a widower strike up a friendship in Berg's heart felt novel, The Story of Aruthur Truluv. Unwed and pregnant, Maddie spends a lot of her time in cemeteries where widower Arthur Truluv has lunch everyday. Truluv has an uncanny of peering into the lives of the departed. Mostly, however, he goes … Continue reading The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg [Book Review]

More great reads for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Chan, Jessamine. The School For Good Mothers. In Chan's dystopian novel, "bad" mothers, women who exhibit bad parenting skills, are sent to rehabilitation centers. Some parents, like Frida Liu, have only minor infractions yet they are still sent. Hirahara, Naomi. Clark and Division. Winner of the Mary Higgins Clark award and Lefty for Best Historical … Continue reading More great reads for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Learn the KonMari Method with Us!

Rockwall County Library is having a special virtual program on decluttering this June. Don't miss Shannon Huneycutt, certified KonMari Consultant, Organizer, and Speaker's virtual program on the KonMari method on June 2, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Register here: https://forms.gle/9yyiSB6MCi1HEv7R9 If you need more ideas on how to declutter, look for these titles: Davidson, Jeffrey. Simpler … Continue reading Learn the KonMari Method with Us!

Mother’s Day

Bertinelli, Valerie. Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today. Bongiorno, Karen. The ABCs of Being Mom. Casares, Whitney. The Working Mom Blueprint: Winning at Parenting Without Losing Yourself. Drummond, Ree. Frontier Follies: Adventures in Marriage and Motherhood. Falter, Suzanne. The Extremely Busy Woman's Guide To Self-Care. Taylor-Kabbaz, Amy. Mama Rising: Discovering the … Continue reading Mother’s Day

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Fifty percent of Americans experience a diagnosable mental health condition at some point in their lives. Peruse these titles at Rockwall County Library that address mental health and social well-being. Amen, Daniel. You, Happier: The Seven Neuroscience Secrets of Feeling Good. Bock, Kenneth. Brain Inflamed: Uncovering the Hidden Causes of Anxiety. Brewer, Judson. Unwinding Anxiety: … Continue reading May is Mental Health Awareness Month