Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

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Healing On the Run

Harry Houdini is remembered as a great escape artist. You would put loads of chains on him and he could get out of them, becoming free. This skill of his was …

We Need to Talk About PTSD in NICU Moms

Nothing can really prepare you for parenthood, but when a baby is born premature the excitement and anticipation of a new arrival is dramatically interrupted. …

You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship – Health Commitments

Stop. Just stop asking why a woman is so stupid and so weak when she stays in an abusive relationship. There’s no answer you can possibly understand. Your …

Confirmed: the Pill can mess up your mental health | Dazed

Despite the repeated insistence of women for years that the contraceptive pill has a negative effect on their mental and physical health, the first …

on how dare we! write: a multicultural creative discourse

Like most of America, the higher up you go in Academia the whiter it gets. With that comes the white privilege of criticism and writing, whether intentional or …

Resurrection – My Perfect Easter Gift

by Candy Czernicki When I was a kid in the ‘70s, my favorite toy – even more than my Barbie Dream House – was the Viewmaster. You put these little …

On Autism and Disability: Bill and Chris Davis of FAR FROM THE TREE by Andrew Solomon

Chris Davis was born with autism and has had many other conditions affect him since birth. Chris experienced obstacles in eating, speaking, sleeping, and self …

Most University Students Are Anxious And Depressed, New Study Finds – BuzzFeed News

Honoree Kalisa, 23, knows what it is like to feel under intense pressure at university. When she first graduated from high school, she enrolled in exercise …

Older people ending up in hospital due to inappropriate prescriptions

THE INAPPROPRIATE PRESCRIBING of medications is linked to the increased hospitalisation of older people in Ireland, according to new research. The studies, …

The System I Used to Write 5 Books and Over 1,000 Blog Posts

Most writers struggle with getting their writing done for one surprising reason. They think writing is a one-step process, when in fact, it’s a three-step …

Read in Your Language

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