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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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The Power of Healing Words Explored by Jewel Kats

“I personally don’t struggle with writing. It’s my biggest release,” said Jewel Kats, award-winning author of children’s books in her recent interview with Carole Di Tosti on Blog Critics. As the author of empowering books for children, Kats makes an equally empowering statement about the art of writing. As a writer, our words mean more…

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Book Trailer: Mountain Air by Holli Kenley

  Deep down inside, each of us knows what our truths are. It is forgivable to lose them… it is unforgivable not to reclaim them… Mountain Air: Relapsing And Finding The Way Back One Breath At A Time is a brutally honest personal narrative detailing a painful decent into relapse and a powerful journey back to…

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Special Living Magazine Features Jewel Kats

Award-winning LHP author Jewel Kats has been featured in the Fall 2013 issue of Special Living Magazine. Kats, who is the author of the award-winning children’s book Cinderella’s Magical Wheelchair: An Empowering Fairy Tale, has been featured on the mag’s cover as “Diva – on a chair”. The feature story on Kats includes a short…

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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,…

A Healthy Mind: 5 Reasons You Should Be Keeping a Journal

Guest Blogger: Harold Peterson A journal or diary isn’t just a place to keep your thoughts. Writing can provide you with an outlet for stress and other emotions, leading to better mental and emotional health. From better health to developing solutions to problems, keeping a journal can enhance your life in many ways. Here are five…

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…

Being Thankful

Guest Blogger: Ken La Salle I’m coming in a little late with this one, so bear with me. The Thanksgiving holiday just passed here in the United States, which is our tradition for giving thanks for the things we have. As someone pursuing my dream, I felt it would be very appropriate to pause at…