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Issue #7 Publisher’s Letter

Issue #7 Publisher’s Letter

Here in Maine, February means winter is about half over. The days start getting a little longer and spring starts to be a speck I can see in the near future. For me, February is a month of complete surrender. It’s the month that I surrendered to a women’s half-way...
The Center for Grieving Children

The Center for Grieving Children

A Welcoming, Safe Space Where Families Find Support and Healing For the last 33 years, Maine’s Center for Grieving Children has been providing support and resources to those grieving the loss of a loved one. The Center was founded in 1987 by Portland resident Bill...
Daily Self-Care Recovery Practices: Part 1

Daily Self-Care Recovery Practices: Part 1

In the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous it states that alcoholics have an above average intelligence and a sensitive nervous system. Tony Robbins, a well-known motivational speaker, says there are two prime motivators for all of human behavior. They are to avoid pain...
Feeding the Fear or Nourishing the Soul?

Feeding the Fear or Nourishing the Soul?

There are a lot of grey areas in life, not the least of which is understanding your own needs and wants. It’s a fine line we draw between, ‘Do I need/want this to feel good?’ or ‘Is this genuinely good for me?’ Life is messy and there’s no expectation to live it...
Massage: Nourishing Your Mind/Body Connection

Massage: Nourishing Your Mind/Body Connection

Did you know that part of a muscle’s anatomy is called the belly? In a muscle, the belly is the biggest part of the muscle where the majority of muscle fibers come together to either contract in flexion or extension and do the work of holding our bones together,...