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Following Your Dreams is Easy–Said No One

My writer’s journey began in 2007, when I left my stable, lucrative career as a physician to pursue my dream of being a professional writer. My behavior seemed pretty reckless to those who loved me. I…

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How Poetry Can Help People with Dementia

For 20 minutes, silence blankets the room, punctuated only by the soft breathing of two women who are seated, facing one another. The eldest of the two struggles to speak—she has dementia and talki…

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8 Origins of Popular Sayings (Slideshow)

  Some phrases and sayings have become so engrained in our language that their literal definition has lost all meaning. But a closer look at, well, the origin of these words puts a whole new p…

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Dealing With “Haters”

I read an article written by David Wong on Cracked.com called "6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person." One of the main points the author made was to do something, anything that could be of…

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Create the Life You Want- Start an Action Journal

by Sherri Carter, MS, ATH Supervising Editor of AllThingsHealing.com A Note from ATH Supervising Editor, Sherri Carter: Here are some suggestions in starting an Action Journal. Based on the idea o…

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5 Common Writing Mistakes to Avoid

Wait ‘til the boss sees this! With a cursory glance at your office masterpiece on the screen, you put your finger on the send button. Yep, everything looks pretty good with just a couple of squiggly…

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15 Commonly Mangled & Misused Phrases

Much to the chagrin of English experts and grammar gurus across the country, there are some common colloquialisms that many people still can’t quite get right, thereby turning our idiomatic expressio…

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6 Life Lessons I Learned From Blogging

Today is the four year anniversary of the day I started unofficially blogging. (I didn’t launchOwningPink.com until April 2009, but I started my own Blogpost blog half a year earlier. I think I had th…

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The Relationship Between Writing, Art & Money

As author Richard Ford said in this article about money and the writer, “It mattered a great deal more that my novel would be read than that somebody paid me." When you’re a writer, sentiments like…

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Poem of the Month: Fishing With My Father

by Perie Longo, PhD, LMFT, Contributor to Writing & Poetry Therapy on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Susan de Wardt: Celebrate Father's Day by sharing family experiences with your fath…

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