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About Barbara Randall

Barbara Randall is the author of the book "Jacob Daddy" and co-author of "Locked In."  Her publishing credits include editorials in The Indianapolis Star and the Detroit Free Press. She has worked as a jazz vocalist for the past 25 years, performing for audiences all over the world. Barbara is working on her next novel, "Mimi Brousard" and a series of children’s books based on the adventures of her mischievous grandchildren at her home in Indianapolis, IN. 

Choosing To Be Single & Happy

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Family, Featured, Featured Author, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

I could have been highly offended, and justifiably so. Instead, I made a conscious decision not to be. His words, although definitely not seasoned with salt, summed up for me in a nutshell the shared plight of many women over 40. This particularly applies to those of us who, either by choice or by circumstance, remain single. Fostered by a youth-enamored society, the assumption is that rather than being in any way enhanced by age, women are tarnished by it.

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Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness

By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Featured, Featured Author, General, Top Stories, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , |

At the age of 30, I was diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder. The diagnosis was actually a blessing, as well as a curse. The blessing? It clarified, identified, and explained bewildering behaviors, irrational fears, and confounding symptoms that I'd experienced my entire life. It set things in order. Now things made sense. I made sense, and I begin to see myself as I never had before.

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