Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

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Society and Culture

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 …

Happy Halloween!

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 …

Vegetarian and Vegan-Friendly Party Foods

by Kelly Elder Accommodating everyone’s dietary needs can be a difficult task for a party host. When you’re hosting get-togethers, you have enough …

Learn To Say ‘NO’ – 5 Ways to Handle Peer Pressure

by Nancy Baker Right from children to adolescents to adults, peer pressure is something that all of us experience at some point or the other. However, peer …

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