Into the Light
It is estimated that over 20.9 million men in the United States suffer from mental illness and mood disorders. While improvements in overall mental and physical conditions have been made, the various diseases can still be tough to treat. Along with medical and psychological therapies, social stigma remains a quiet killer as men seek to recover.
Scott Braucht was forty years old when he recognized several symptoms associated with his own mental illness: lethargy, anxiety, irrational fear, exhaustion, and mood swings. For the sake of yourself or a loved one, learn how one is able to live a fulfilling and fulfilled life in the light.
Life. Be in It.
For nearly 30 years, Susan A. Marshall has been encouraging readers and audiences to take a clear-eyed look at life, find the opportunities it holds, and position themselves to pursue their dreams She has challenged bad behavior, chuckled at our common human foibles, and championed best efforts. This delightful collection of her writing, dating back to newspaper articles from 1984, captures the challenges of our times and offers timeless inspiration. Here you will find lessons, reminders, and the occasional poke in the ribs we all need to maintain a healthy sense of perspective.
Walking on Sunshine
Author Sheryl Hill’s 16-year-old son, Tyler Hill, died a preventable death on a People to People Student Ambassador Trip to Japan in 2007. This is his story, as well as that of his family and friends. Divine transformation follows the author and her family’s journey through grief, and spiritual healing. Tyler lived an exceptional life with diabetes thanks to Functional Insulin Treatment (FIT). Walking on Sunshine is a compelling collection of heartrending and honest vignettes of life after death, evidence that love never dies, and that energy (NRG) cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed.
When Bluebirds Fly
JoAnn Kuzma Deveny
When Bluebirds Fly: Losing a Child, Living With Hope begins with a riveting account of the Devenys’ journey to their son’s deathbed, including actual testimonials from the first responders involved in Billy’s rescue attempt. The story unfolds as an in-depth and informative account from both mother’s and father’s perspectives, and also shares the adversities that often come with a tragedy: alcoholism, gambling addictions, panic attacks, bankruptcy, Tourettes, and the loss and rediscovery of faith. Be inspired.
The Spiritual Awakening of Hayden Caine: A Novel
Tangled in an unhappy relationship to a tyrant, as well as battling depression, self-esteem issues, alcoholism, and wicked nightmares, Hayden Caine is searching for happiness and fulfillment in her life. Her desperate queries to the meaning and purpose of life are answered as she follows her intuition and inner guidance to fight the darkness and discover new friends, the Japanese martial art of aikido, and other rewarding activities to turn her life around on her path to becoming a spiritual warrior.
Based on the author’s own life experiences, this novel is about self-empowerment and becoming a spiritual warrior, a person who engages on a path of self-healing to better help others. As the story progresses, Hayden seeks and finds answers to major existential questions of life from an Eastern and metaphysical perspective, including the existence of God, why bad things happen to good people, and stopping the cycle of karma.
Pants on Fire
For her entire 15-year relationship, Reese L. Yant’s* husband Mark was hiding a secret. He maintained a suburban double life- caring father, volunteer EMT and husband on the one hand, pornography and sex addict on the other. He lived both lives for decades and kept them physically separate—unsuspected by anyone, until one day, in a moment of strength, he told her.
What followed was a period of roller-coaster emotions as she attempted to make sense of what he confessed, uncover what he didn’t, and ultimately make some painful decisions. Follow her journey as she emerges from the shock and betrayal, navigates the mental health and legal systems, and finally awakens to the painful truth.
Hannah and Max Bennett’s mother has just been diagnosed with breast cancer, and suddenly the whole world feels like it has been put on hold. To her relief, Hannah discovers that having cancer in the family doesn’t keep birthdays, Halloween, and Christmas from coming, and even cancer can’t keep four-year-old Max from occasionally being a pest.
In this reassuring novel for middle-grade readers, Hannah learns a lot about breast cancer and a bit about herself too. In a gentle and sometimes amusing manner, Cancer Slam humanizes breast cancer and reminds readers that life goes on, even in the face of adversity.
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