The Doll

One day while going through your grandmothers attic you notice in the corner a small porcelain doll. You wonder where she came from, who owned her before, and why she is tucked away in this dark, dank attic…. As you walk closer you can see her legs have tiny cracks forming from years of neglect, her arms are jointed and stiff, her once red, satin, curly hair is in knots…her head is leaning back against the cold, damp wooden wall…you see faded, blue eyes staring ahead never blinking…most of her eye…

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It Takes a Village? Words Hurt No Matter What You Think….

I read this letter on Facebook and posted this long rant and decided you know what I am putting this up on my online magazine. This needs to spread far and wide…. A woman, in North Dakota,  who in her mind feels she is doing the right thing really has no idea how what she is planning on doing on Halloween will affect children for the rest of their lives….below is the picture of the letter, then you can read my own words from my own past experiences in my…

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Meet K.D. Emerson: Author, Great Friend and Mentor

While usually Author interviews on Heal Yourself Magazine are in the health and wellness industry. Today I am writing this post for a dear friend who truly saved my life and helped me get on my own path to healing….without her truly I do believe Heal Yourself  Talk Radio, and Heal Yourself  Magazine would not be here…. I first met K.D. Emerson about 8 years ago when I was going through a very rough patch in my life. So bad in fact that I was contemplating suicide. Now don’t get…

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Really Judge Judy?

For the very first time I am open and honest about MY Lupus, don’t think I am weak, I am not. I do what I do and I love what I do and I am here for my clients and they know after having been with me for several years I am never behind on work, and I always do what is expected of me when they hire me. I work from home because I can….many others cannot….so this video really burns me up! Don’t LUMP us in with the…

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I have Lupus and I am a fighter!

My name is Rebbekah White and I have had lupus. At 16 I was sick all the time not sure what was wrong at that time so testing started around that time, however I didn’t truly know for sure till I was 26….since that day nothing really has changed except for me not being able to cope with some things in life like others can…I need more rest, less stress, more nutrition, and more positive thinking….I am a fighter! I taught myself how to run my own business because I…

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11 Great Reasons why Smiling makes us More Successful!

First: Our smile shows others people that we are friendly. If a stranger approached you and gained eye contact with you and then treated you to a broad smile you will have a fairly good idea that they are being friendly and certainly mean you no harm. By contrast we would find it far more difficult to offer trust to the stranger that wears a scowl or unfriendly face features. Second: A smile can make people happy. When someone treats you to a smile, even a stranger, you usually smile…

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What my Buschia has taught me..

I came across this article while cleaning out an older website that I own, and read what I had written….the notes I made and what I wrote are still very true today! I wanted to share it with all my readers here on HY Magazine. Written November 25, 2007 My 92 year old grandmother is very ill, she had a stroke two weeks ago and is still in the hospital. She now has a feeding tube in her, they tried to put a feeding tube in her nose but it…

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Inside the Dark Corners of the Mind with K.D. Emerson, author of Digitus 233

What is the title of your book? Oooh lala! I love this question because the title of my book has a double meaning. Title: Digitus 233 Where did the idea for the book come from? The dark corners of my mind. I love allowing my imagination to take what is and expand it to what may be… What genre does your book fall under? Dystopia Science Fiction set in the near future. It can also fall under action/adventure/fringe science/mature young adult/thriller. There, I think that about covers it. Will your…

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Interview with Jane Carroll Author of “Bertha Size Your Life”

I have had the privilege to know Jane Carroll for a couple years now. In fact I have done radio interviews with her over on our sister site Heal Yourself Talk Radio…I am thrilled to post this new interview where Jane gives us more insight into her life. So here you go, welcome to Jane Carroll: At what age were you the happiest? What triggered such joy? You know…that would have to be now…because I have memories of all the happy things I’ve already done…and I have the perspective to…

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Interview with Arlene O’Neil Author of Broken Spokes

Q: What is the ideal recipe for a good novel? Add words written from the heart, just a dash of adverbs and adjectives, combine with a scoop of intrigue and fold in cliffhangers. Shape characters into believable people and mix in one spectacular editor. Yields a pristine novel eventually. Q: What was the turning point in your life when you decided to start writing? When I was young I remember writing stories and plays. I loved the English language and the power it can have. In 1986 I wrote “Moments,”…

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