Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

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Examining Mesothelioma Survival Rates

by Ashley Stafford  Mesothelioma is an aggressive disease and a rare form of cancer that attacks the protective tissue lining of internal organs. In the …

Goodreads Giveaways in memory of Jewel Kats

  Loving Healing Press is celebrating the life of Jewel Kats with Goodreads Giveaways of two of Jewel’s most humorous works — DitzAbled Princess: A …

Rules For Life – Answers or Excuses

by Ken La Salle Welcome back to my continuing series of Rules For Life. Most of these essays are inspired by personal experience and this one is no different, …

NEW YEAR – A Poem by Stephen Gill

by Stephen Gill What then if it is a New Year! This day is the same as any other day of last week, even last year. The wilful ghosts of sorrow have not …

Exercise Can Reduce Memory Loss in Seniors

by Anna Brecken Memory loss is something that impacts millions of seniors worldwide, and there’s not a real cure. The only thing that you can do is try to do …

The Stages of Grief

by Hannah Bates The death of someone close to you, whether they are a child, parent, or partner, is one of the hardest things that we can go through in life. …

Unwakeable Sleeping Infant

by Neall Calvert What shall I name you, infant, Swaddled, sleeping deep within, Blissfully unaware of life— Unwakeable? For your unspoken requirements— For …

Shepherding the Bereft

by Christy Lowry How often when we see a loss overwhelming those we love, do we wonder how we can help them, especially around the holidays? Asking myself this …

More Than a Memory: Reflections of Viet Nam

Victor R. Volkman, Editor Modern History Press (2008) ISBN 9781932690644 Reviewed by Dr. Michael Philliber for Reader Views (11/08) Synopsis: Fifteen Viet Nam …

Give Your Family the Greatest Gift This Year – Your Recovery

by Bill Weiss Drug and alcohol addicts are often given a specific stereotype. The truth of the matter is that an addict can be a successful business …

Read in Your Language

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