Rose Bak is a writer, author & yoga teacher who writes on a diverse range of topics. She is also a published author of romantic fiction. Visit Rose's website at rosebakenterprises.com or follow her on social media @AuthorRoseBak.
You Need to Log Off of Your Zoom Meetings for Your Own Mental Health
I was participating in a virtual happy hour with some friends when I felt an anxiety attack sneak up on me. One minute I was nodding along and smiling at something a friend was saying, the next minute I felt a heavy weight on my chest. My heart was racing. My breathing became labored and shallow. Sweat dripped down my back. I felt lightheaded and shaky.
Jack inhaled deeply, breathing in the salty air. It was a beautiful warm day at the beach. The sand was warm beneath his paws, so he ran into the surf, splashing around to cool off. He leaned down to take a drink before he remembered that this big puddle with the waves didn’t taste very good.
The Bus Boy's Discovery
Leon trudged across the dining room, lugging a half-empty bin of dirty dishes. The last table in the restaurant had finally finished their meal and left and he was eager to clean up so he could head home and study.
The Original Rose Bak: What My Grandmother Taught Me About Life
Thirty-two years ago today the world lost the original Rose Bak — my grandma. Oh sure, there have been other people named Rose Bak throughout the years, but my grandmother was truly an original. One of a kind.
We'll Always Have Paris
“Happy birthday Princess!” I smiled at my dad’s greeting. No matter how old I got, I was still his little girl. I sat across from him at our favorite Italian restaurant. We had been coming to Luigi’s for dinner together for as long as I could remember, just the two of us.
Binge Watching, Trashy TV, and Other Guilty Pleasures
Recently I was having dinner with some friends and we started talking about TV shows. The conversation turned to those “guilty pleasure” shows — you know, the shows that are so bad or so trashy that we are embarrassed to admit that we watch them.
Is Your Kid Selling Something? Sign Me Up, I Don't Care What It Is
I have a confession to make: I hate Girl Scout cookies. Don’t worry, if your kid is a scout, I will still buy a couple of boxes from them. I will probably leave them in the break room at work or let my roommate feed them to the crows though since no one in my house likes them.
Forget Chicken Soup When You're Sick. Try This Instead.
We've all heard the old advice: if you're feeling sick you should have some chicken soup. The magical healing powers of chicken soup for colds, flu, and other viruses have been well-documented.