Tag: reading

A New Lifestyle

Last year, I detailed a list of ways I would detoxify my life, both mentally and physically, in aims to jump-start a better future ahead. For one month, I spoke to someone I cared for on the phone on a daily basis, incorporated fictional reading into my routine, started practicing meditation, and gave up alcohol,

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Literary Benefits

I’ve been thinking about all the ways to keep the mind active and fit, the same way we would our bodies. The brain is a muscle, just like everything else. Recently, I’ve been making a conscious effort to read every day — turning the page of an actual book, newspaper, etc. In the short time

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Harbor Books: A Refined Pearl

(This article first appeared in the June 29, 2016 issue of The Independent Newspaper) Harbor Books is a refined pearl waiting to be discovered in the historic town of Sag Harbor. Store owner Taylor Rose Berry, a native south shore resident, followed her passion for the written word and opened the antique style bookstore in

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