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Getting Your Life Back on Track after a DUI

by Sara Stringer  If you’ve been charged with a Driving Under Influence (DUI), you probably understand the seriousness of these types of offenses. With sentences that often include community service, license suspension or revocation, and, in some cases, jail time, DUI-related offenses are serious. And in addition to the legal troubles associated with these crimes, the…

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Am I Looking at My Mom?

by Evelyn Horan When I stand before my bedroom full length mirror, instead of the slim, young girl I remember in my early twenties, I see a senior citizen woman, with flat hips and waistline with the same measurements, arms, and legs that have remained slimmer than my torso, and a buxom bosom that almost…

Jessie

Missing My Jessie Foster

by Glendene Grant For four years, an angel has held a heavy sword of justice in its hand Waiting, the angel stands with eternal patience inside the darkness The angel’s blistered hand still strongly gripping the sword Which will one day fall upon those who caused Jessie to step out of the light Early 2006:…

Alison Rerko

Healing From Rape — The Role of a SANE Nurse

by Michell Spoden Rape is not only a physical/sexual assault but it inflicts deep psychological wounds on the victims who often find themselves facing severe and long-lasting psychological impact following the assault. Most rape victims have special therapeutic and adjustment needs. Hence the need for specially trained caregivers. Today, this need is being fulfilled at…

Saad Romany Mikhaiel

Mosaic Art Therapy – Interview with Saad R. Mikhaiel

by Michell Spoden Healing from traumatic experiences is one of those difficult things many of us must face in life and, considering that we are such complex beings, we need to be able to embrace the true meaning of love in order to heal. Some folks find it hard to receive love because they struggle…

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Ecotourism: How to Be a Green Traveler

by Vanessa Pham As an avid traveler, you want to go and experience the world. As an environment-conscious person, you want to leave nothing but your footprints behind wherever you go. Following eco-friendly practice, however, seems much harder when you are away from home. How do you make informed choices when everything seems so foreign?…