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First Do No Harm

by Ken La Salle Welcome back to my continuing series of Rules For Life. If we’re going to establish some rules for life, rules that make life easier, that make living with others easier and make our world a better place, we’re going to have to start somewhere. This month, I would like to start with…

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My Side

It all started with My Side. Before then, all I wanted to do was become an actor. Writing was just this other thing that I goofed around with now and then. But then, I wrote it—about 750 words on the topic of falling asleep in class. I was 17 years old, a junior in high school,…

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Blazing Your Trail

by Ken La Salle This article was written for someone who has already begun pursuing their dream. They’ve worked very hard to get to where they are – but they aren’t there, yet. They’ve hit a wall and their opportunities have dried up. Their next step is to make their own opportunity; they must blaze…

The Tragedy of Impotence

Guest Blogger: Ken La Salle I used to tell people about how much I wished I didn’t have a dream. When it came to wanting to be a writer, there were times when I just wished I could work some everyday, ordinary job and not dream at all. I thought I’d be better off. I thought…

Yours alone…

Guest Blogger: Ken La Salle You know what dreamers like? Support. You know what dreamers never get enough of? Some correct answers include: money, time, sponsorship, cookies, ice cream, burritos, pizza… sorry, I haven’t had lunch, yet. The answer I was looking for, however, was also… support. That’s an unfortunate coincidence. Back in my acting days,…

Facing Forward

Guest Blogger: Ken La Salle “Don’t let 2013 discourage you, even if it is an unlucky number,” my friend, Brad, told me over a few beers. Little did he know I was considering what to write about on Recovering the Self this month. Last year, I wrote about assessing and reassessing your plans and strategies for…