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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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Interesting Stuff ... 100 Best Novels by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I've officially begun working toward my goal of reading works by the 100 greatest writers of all time.  Yesterday I visited my local library to see what I could find. To ... Read on »
Believe in Yourself: Liimu McGill by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "I love the creative process and honestly, it is so much like motherhood." Aberration Nation is not a mommy blog. There's absolutely nothing wrong with mommy or daddy ... Read on »
Interesting Stuff ... The 100 Greatest Writers of All Time by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness “Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain”    - William Faulkner I'm sure there are a thousand lists identifying the greatest wr ... Read on »
Dedication, Creation, and Expression: Karina Sala by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "Creativity is a capacity all humans have but talent is a power that not everyone shares." I'm beginning to wonder if being a writer is akin to suffering from a bizarre ... Read on »
Link Soup: JPB.com by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Aberration Nation currently focuses on creativity. Although I interview lots of fascinating folks, I tend to talk about myself way too much. With all this in mind, I've deci ... Read on »
More Than a Little Crazy: Darren Shan by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "You've got to be more than a little crazy and self-believing to get ahead or even just persevere in this game."  Some days I think I'm certifiably crazy. But I've co ... Read on »
Gavin McInnes: Cancelled by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Dear Readers, I was quite excited about having Gavin McInnes on Aberration Nation. However, I've decided not to publish his interview due to inappropriate ... Read on »
To Thine Own Self Be True: Sandra Carey Cody by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "There are, of course, times when someone will try to push me in a direction I know is wrong for me."  Sandra Cody Carey The more years I spend writin ... Read on »
An Author's Dream: Sheila Parr by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness You can't judge an apple by looking at a tree You can't judge honey by looking at the bee You can't judge a daughter by looking at the mother You can't judge a book by lo ... Read on »
Commercial Break: God Never Blinks by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "Regina Brett is a gifted observer of the experiences that shape who we are, and her lessons unfold with buoyancy, humor, and a courageous honesty.  She has given us a beaut ... Read on »
Beingness, Memories, and Relevance: Mari Yamagiwa by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "People get the impression that my art is fanciful but my paintings are not fiction." For quite a few years, I choose to ignore my past. Like many people, I wanted to ... 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 »
Editor! Editor!: Carrie Feron (Part 2) by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness “I'm just going through a phase right now. Everybody goes through phases and all, don't they?” J. D. Salinger ... Read on »
Editor! Editor!: Carrie Feron (Part 1) by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "Some people just sit down and write every day, and that is always positive." Carrie Feron I've been wondering if I talk about myself too much on Aberration Natio ... Read on »
True Creative Blood: Charlaine Harris by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "... by reminding myself that I can’t do a lot of things that other people manage with ease, I maintain an even keel most days." This week The New Yorker said, "Przekop ... Read on »
Defying Gravity: Lou Patrou by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "I no longer want to work for other people's businesses, visions, and projects." My new theme song is "Defying Gravity" from Wicked, recently covered by the cast of ... Read on »
Just Getting Started: Christine Havrilla by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness "I've felt energized by my small accomplishments--especially knowing how tough it was to get where I am today." I stumbled upon my guest today, singer/songwriter Chr ... Read on »
Exposed in Chaos: My Latest Nude by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Exposed in Chaos 36" x 48" Acrylic on Canvas, Mixed Media This piece is the second in a series of paintings I'm creating called "Nudes in Chaos." There are ... Read on »
Who is Penelope? (My Google Search Story) by Penelope P. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness This is cool! I created a Google Search Story. Check it out! Watch for two new interviews next week on Aberration Nation! 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 »