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Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Penelope Przekop is the author of Aberrations: A Novel (Emerald/Greenleaf) and Six Sigma for Business Excellence (McGraw-Hill). On her blog, Aberration Nation, she interviews people with various mental, physical, and situational aberrations. Members of the Aberration Nation are heros who are... Full Bio
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"Aberrations," the Song by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Finally! The song inspired by Aberrations is available on my new website. I hope you'll pop over and give it a listen. While you're there, check out the new site. ... Read on »
"Societally" Disabled: An Aberration Story by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness ... I now see Don’t You Forget About Me by Simple Minds as a sort of anthem. Have you ever considered what it might be like to rely on others so much that you're prohibi ... Read on »
"Surely Not Shirley," Charlotte Said by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness One late night in 1986, my friend Charlotte and I were in a club called Cowboy’s in Bossier City, Louisiana. As we sat drinking beer and watching people, I suddenly said that ... Read on »
"What Mothers Do" by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Although I don't normally write short stories, a few years ago I took a stab at creating one based on material taken from my novel, BOUNDARIES. The resulting story, "Wh ... Read on »
... a story worth reading ... by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness The latest review of my debut novel Aberrations has been written by mom extraordinaire, Lisa Morguess. Lisa was spotlighted in the recent Aberration Nation Summer Teen Event ... Read on »
... About Being Creative by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Aberration Nation Announcement! I'm one of those perpetually dissatisfied folks who can't stand to keep doing the same thing for too long. I need change. If not c ... Read on »
A Bond Beyond the Realm by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I’ve been married for seventeen years. When I met my husband, he had just turned 24. Somehow he'd made his way from a small town in the Pennsylvania coal region down to Louis ... Read on »
A Crazy Heart: Why was Bad Bad? by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness " ... who is real country?" I haven't been to see a movie by myself in many years, but today I slipped into the 12:25 all alone. I wanted to see Crazy Heart with the p ... Read on »
A Healthy Dose of Paranoia: Mollie Kellogg by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "Creative is the secret room in the brain to which everyone has access. Talent is what you choose to do after you enter." I've been thinking a lot about the difference ... Read on »
A Jewel: The Pearl New York Lounge by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness " ...everyone who walks through our door is treated like a VIP." If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere, It's up to you, New York, New York.  When you grow ... Read on »
A Picture Thought ... by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness “Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.”--Albert Schweitze ... Read on »
A Silver Lining by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved." --He ... Read on »
Aberration Nation by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness An aberration is a departure from the right, normal, or usual course. It's also defined as a deviation from the ordinary, usual, or normal type. So whatisright? Whatisnormal o ... Read on »
Aberration Nation by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness An aberration is a departure from the right, normal, or usual course. It's also defined as a deviation from the ordinary, usual, or normal type. So what is right? What is n ... Read on »
Aberration Nation News Flash! by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Two special blog events are coming to Aberration Nation in June! We'll read teen aberration stories and we'll hear from a former teen runaway. It's tough enough just be ... Read on »
Aberration Nation Update by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I'd like to wish everyone a happy holiday season  and thank you for your continued support!  Aberration Nation has been running for nearly three years now.  During that ... Read on »
Aberrations Praised on Young Money by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I recently joined the Eat, Read, Laugh Book Club in Langhorne, Pennsylvania to discuss my novel Aberrations-- their April book club selection. Laura Tirello, a Life and C ... Read on »
Aberrations, Metallica, MTV, and Christopher Walken by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness What does Aberrations have in common with Metallic? They're both featured in the December issue of Print Magazine. Greenleaf Book Group, the publisher of Aberrations, has ... Read on »
ABERRATIONS: A Commercial Break by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Every so often, I like to remind readers about my debut novel, ABERRATIONS (Greenleaf Book Group). If you haven't read it yet, I invite you to give it a try. (If you' ... Read on »
Aberrations: The Novel by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness If there is a specific moment in which the relationship between parent and child changes, in which it crosses from love due to admiration to love born of pity, it was that mom ... Read on »