My goal is to help you create a lifestyle of positivity and possibility. I am smiling!

– Warmly, Honey

A GATHERING OF “GOOD”

Woman (Honey Good) at her home office, a large Mac desktop computerGood morning, dear reader. I hope you’ve had a wonderful week. It has been lovely. We’ve been blessed with some beautiful, fall weather. Make it a point to enjoy it while we have it, as I have. 

I thought I would share some of the things I’ve come across this week. A gathering of “Good,” if you will. Do enjoy! 

11 Things to Know About Jackie Onassis’s Beauty Routine

Jackie Onassis
Michael Ochs Archives

A fascinating look at style icon Jackie O’s beauty routine. One thing that stood out to me was the fact that she chose to protect her skin from the sun against the pervading advice at the time. Erno Lazlo, dermatologist to the stars and to Jackie, advised against the fear of brown spots citing he could “make them fade in the fall.” Read more about her beauty routine here.

Rare Two-Headed Turtle

Two-Headed Turtle
A two-week-old two-headed diamondback terrapin is being cared for at the Birdsey Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable, Mass. Steve Heaslip/Cape Cod Times via AP

Nature has gifted us with an incredible, rare occurrence. You’ve got to check out this perfectly precious two-headed (six-legged) turtle. Much like the human equivalent, conjoined twins, the turtles have parts that are shared, and parts that function separately. They’ve been named Mary-Kate and Ashley. How sweet. Read more here.

Innovative and Stunning Art by Anicka Yi

Anicka Yi standing in her new exhibit with “biologized machines”
Anicka Yi at Tate Modern this month with the “biologized machines” that will float and undulate in the museum starting on Tuesday. Credit…Lauren Fleishman for The New York Times

You don’t just look at Anicka Yi’s art, you experience it with your senses. Most notably, your sense of smell. Her work is said to lie at the intersection of fragrance, cuisine, and science.

“I think that smell opens up an incredible, totalizing potential for art,” Yi has said. “Smell alters our chemicals. It shapes our desires. It can also make us gravely ill. There is always going to be biological risk, social risk, when we talk about air.”

Yi has a fascinating way of looking at the world and, in turn, how she exhibits her work.

“I want to foreground the idea that air is a sculpture that we inhabit,” she has said. Has she stunned you yet? Read more here.

The 78 Best Documentaries of All Time

Are you like me, thinking from time to time that you should watch more documentaries? While they aren’t always the most lighthearted viewing, they can be incredible. It’s also nice to impress your friends with obscure knowledge you might have picked up. Do you have a favorite documentary?

Over on Vogue, they’ve compiled a comprehensive list that is sure to have a gem you’ve missed.  These Are the 78 Best Documentaries of All Time

This Week’s Roundup of Blog Posts Include:

Alienation of An Adult Child & Grandparent Estrangement

5 Ways to Manage Stress

Striving for a Healthy Lifestyle

Have you come across anything “Good” this week? Please share in the comments. I love hearing from you!

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