Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Quatrain – What Is Love?

by Marlene Mesot There is a saying That love is blind. But the Bible says Love is patient and kind. The Bible also says Love keeps no record of a wrong. This …

Deep Winter

by Jo Elizabeth Pinto It was deep winter when I decided to get a guide dog in 1992, and it was deep winter when I had to retire my third guide dog in 2020. The …

Luxury Rehabs versus 12 Step Rehabs

by Samantha Waites If you’re researching potential rehab programs, know that there are several categories they can fall into. And the two main categories are …

Meet The Band

by Trish Hubschman It was May 2017. Tickets would go on sale to the public in a few days for the August Styx concert at Jones Beach. People who had the …

Worrying about Worrying

by Thomas Harrison But somewhere in my soul, I know I’ve met the thing before. –Real Riches, Emily Dickinson It is healthy to worry. It is okay to worry. …

Why Men Should Get Mani-Pedis Too

Guest Blog Men, this one’s for you. The women are used to getting pampered all the time, and now it’s your turn for a little self-care. Let’s …

The Connection Between Water and Psychological Health

by Oscar Collins Water covers about 71% of the Earth’s surface and makes up 60% of the human body. In all its forms, water is crucial in sustaining life. …

The Red Stuff

by Abbie Johnson Taylor For six years, despite my limited vision, I cared for my late husband, who was totally blind and suffered two strokes that paralyzed …

Is Sitting A Real Pain? Three Ways to Conquer Sciatica

by Janae Arnold The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body, providing communication to the muscles in your legs and feet. If the nerve becomes …

Mexican Wedding Cookies with Jo Elizabeth Pinto

by Jo Elizabeth Pinto These cookies are super easy to make, and addicting to eat with coffee or hot chocolate. My husband is from Detroit, and in that part of …

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