Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing


They Called Me ‘Bird Legs’

by Evelyn Horan It was my first day of school. I was new. We had just moved here from another state. Everything was so different in this big city. I had come …

Self-esteem – Mom’s, Dad’s or My Own

by Trish Hubschman What is self-esteem? According to Webster’s dictionary, it’s the confidence and satisfaction in one’s self. Where does it come from? …

The Invisible Dimension of Depression

by Patty L. Fletcher Dealing with depression during the best of times is always a constant work in progress. But during the COVID-19 Lockdown there were times …

Don’s Story – The More Challenging, the Better

by Leila R. Ferrari Don, a younger staff member, worked directly with younger students. Sometimes he would take them outside my classroom door for a pep talk, …

Tamara – Look Inside for Answers

by Leila R. Ferrari Tamara was a business owner in the beauty business at the time of this interview. She had many ideas to share about how to expose children …

Stop Putting Yourself Down and Boost Your Self-Esteem

by Elena Hughes You beat yourself up over little things and worry constantly that the world is against you. You tell yourself you’re not worthy of all the …

10 Amazing Tips to Improve Your Self-Esteem!

by Cassandra Worthy “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~ Buddha Self-esteem is essential for you …

Tips on Maintaining Self Confidence while Recovering from an Accident

by Dianna Charles Recovering from an accident has a significant impact on a person besides the physical injuries. When you are a victim of a crash, you are …

It’s Easy to Complain When Things Go Badly

by Evelyn Horan Sometimes I fall into feelings of self-pity. It’s easy to compare myself with friends and people I admire. There’s always someone …

Body Positive Dance Party: BODY LOVE BALL DANCE FUNDRAISER DEC 2, 2017

  Body Positive Dance Party: BODY LOVE BALL DANCE FUNDRAISER DEC 2, 2017 Rather than striving to change the body we’re already in for the new year, Body …

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