The Alexandria Papers Newsletter #82

The Alexandria Papers Newsletter #82 | Dr. Alexandria Szeman 29 October 2023


How to Practice Gratitude | Mindful
Practicing gratitude has incredible effects, from improving our mental health to boosting our relationships with others. Explore ways you can be more appreciative in our mindful guide to gratitude.
How to Wake Up Your Body for Morning Meditation | Mindful
Wake up for meditation with this movement practice to help you synchronize your body and mind with movement, breath, and stillness.


Your Chronic Migraine Guide: Symptoms, Treatments, and Hope for Relief | Migraine Again
What is chronic migraine? An expert answers questions about symptoms, causes, and treatment options, plus offers advice.
Is Your Migraine Chronic or Episodic? Learn the Distinctions and Treatment Options | Migraine Again
What is the difference between chronic and episodic migraine? An expert answers common questions about the differences between the two.
11 Things You Should Know About Men and Migraine | Migraine Again
Migraine attacks in men are frequently misdiagnosed as sinus or tension headache. This article sets the record straight on men and migraine.

Trauma and Sexual Abuse

Why Survivors of Emotional Neglect Can Be So Hard on Themselves | Psychology Today
Their self-criticism can be a defense mechanism.
3 Steps to Tame Your Inner Critic | Psychology Today
Rein in that negative voice and move into action. Plus, tips for leaders.

Mental Health

5 Healing Steps to Take If a Family Member Won’t Change | Psychology Today
When they won’t change, it’s time to learn new ways to manage and heal.
Releasing Your Grip on a Difficult Past | Psychology Today
Three heavy weights from a difficult childhood and how to drop them.
7 Affordable Online Therapy Sites Like Betterhelp | The Good Trade
We love and trust these online therapy websites for high-quality support with trained counselors-all from the comfort and privacy of home.


The 100 Best Mystery and Thriller Books of All Time | Time
From ‘The Murder of Roger Ackroyd’ to ‘Gone Girl,’ here’s what made the list.
Tana French: Why Mystery Books Are So Satisfying | Tana French via Time
When we fall in love with mysteries, writes Tana French, we fall in love with both the hard-won sense of order and the unanswerable questions.
When Contemporary Fiction Ages Into the Historical | Crime Reads
I find myself reflecting on my own teen years as I tackle Frankenstein-author Mary Shelley and her step-sister at age sixteen years for my new series, which begins with Death and the Sisters. Mary …

Cooking and Baking

The 5-Ingredient High-Protein Pasta I Make at Least Once a Week | The Kitchn
A simple weeknight pasta recipe made with Greek yogurt, lemon, and Parmesan cheese that comes together in less than 30 minutes.
Garlic Bread’s Got Nothing on This Roasted Garlic and Herb No-Knead Bread | The Kitchn
This garlic and herb no-knead bread tastes far better than basic garlic bread – especially when you slather the still-warm slices with a little butter. Here’s how to make a rustic loaf of garlic and herb bread without any kneading.

My Books

Naked, with Glasses (the story)
This is how the plan to kill your husband could begin. You come home early from work. You have a headache. A terrible headache. The worst headache of your life. You have this grant proposal to write. It’s not finished, and it was due yesterday…
Books by Alexandria Constantinova Szeman
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