Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Society and Culture

Loud People Are The Most Insecure Ones, Psychology Says

There’s always that one person in the crowd or in our group at work or in college who is the life of the party. They talk and laugh so loudly that the …

The Waltz: Death as a Gift and Teacher

by Laura Anne White The Waltz Was not how I had been taught Nor had imagined It was me, there, and her Frail hands resting like hinges Locked into my shoulder …

Rules For Life – Sharing Again

by Ken La Salle Welcome back to my continuing series of Rules For Life. Do you remember sharing? When was the last time you shared? Sharing is usually a large …

Drug Culture and Other Events of the 1970’s That Changed the United States

by Aleksandre McMenamin One of the most tumultuous and eventful periods of recent American history is the decade of the 1970’s. While the 1960’s planted …

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The Beauty of Polish Pottery

by Michell Spoden Polish people have always been known to be respectful to artists from everywhere. As learners of the arts, they have throughout centuries …

5 Vices That the Media Tends to Glorify

by Aleksandre McMenamin Movies and music have a tremendous impact on the world that we live in. Our media has great influence on the culture that we develop as …

Do You Remember When There Was No Air Conditioning?

by Evelyn Horan Just recently on one of these hot “dog-days” of summer that are common where I live, I was reminded of how much I appreciate our air …

Live a Long and Healthy Life Like the Japanese

  by Vanessa Pham Japan is known for many things: a strong economy, top-notch infrastructures, and advanced technology. Then there is one other thing …

How Poverty Affects Decision Making

The poverty threshold in the United States in 2011 was an income of $11,484 for individuals and $23,021 for a family of four. People in either of these …

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