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How to Bounce Back from Failure

by Maurine Anderson Feeling as though you have failed at something can be one of the most disheartening places to find yourself in. Yet all of us at some point or another face failure of some kind. Some people seem to handle failure with grace, while for others, failure can be a major hindrance in…

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The Life of a Breast Cancer Survivor

by Simon Johnson Getting the prognosis that your cancer has been sent into remission is certainly a joyous one. While it is a cause for celebration, it also brings a new set of worries and concerns. Once you have undergone stringent treatment to overcome the disease, you are going to have to adjust to a…

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Words Heal

by Kathy Curtis I believe in the power of words to heal. Whether we write them ourselves or they’re written by others; whether they come through poetry, a novel, or a memoir; they give voice to the unfolding stories of our shared human experience. They contain seeds of wisdom, new perspectives, loving guidance, a sense…

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Thought Farming

by Jim Burtles I want to introduce you to a discovery of mine which I have found very useful over the years. It is a rather special, effective form of virtual farming.  In other words; although it is all in the mind, it does work and can deliver something useful if one looks after what…

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10 Tips for Stretching

Guest Post by http://mcbrydemats.com/ Our lives today are busier than they have ever been. With communications just a click or a call away we are subject to being ‘plugged in’ twenty-four-seven, couple that with the pressures of modern city living and a schedule that keeps us busy all day and sometimes all night. So it’s…

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Recovering The Self Journal Resumes Publication

I am excited to announce that the long-pending issue of our quarterly journal Recovering the Self (RTS) has finally been processed and published. Yes!!!!! It’s online at https://www.amazon.com/Recovering-Self-Journal-Healing-Relationships/dp/1615993126/. Yes!!!!!!! Please Like the journal’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RTSJournal/ for updates. The 14th issue that has just been printed was scheduled for January 2013, back when I was…

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8 Things You Should Know About Dual Diagnosis Treatment

by John Gary Dual diagnosis is a condition involving mental health issues and substance abuse problems affecting an individual. The truth is that most of the time, those that are affected by a dual diagnosis actually are able to function quite normally and to the outside world, they seem perfectly fine. However, in order to…