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Review by Holly

"My Secret Self" by Christine Cowin is a delightful book and very well written. It flows easily because it's so exciting and it is written with great knowledge of language and the flow of the words is brilliant. Christine has written her story in a chronological...

Reader’s Favorite Review

Reviewed by Gisela Dixon for Readers' Favorite My Secret Self: Trials and Tribulations of an Innocent by Christine U. Cowin is a non-fiction autobiography written in the first person by Christine. In My Secret Self, Christine has described her early years through her...

My Inspirational Story

How it all started. 2001 was the first time I traveled overseas and I am forty-nine years old I had lived a very sheltered life, married, divorced and studied. I studied with a college in Australia that allowed me to go to Italy to study and there I remembered I...

Face the Fear

When fear raises its ugly head don’t run away from it; face the fear and welcome it. When we try to run from the fear or bury the fear deep within, it will resurface on and off until you acknowledge it. Because the soul wants you to know it to heal it when it’s time...

Your Script

My Secret Self: Trials and Tribulations of an Innocent: family relationships have a significant bearing on one’s life. Family with all its diversity - how did I shift through all I’d learned and observed? How did I see through the conditionings I was taught? It’s not...

Dropping Masks

Self-Knowledge is the best knowledge one can have. I have always been in tune with myself but journeying in Turkey opened me on a greater level of self-realization; a level I’d never open on in my own country. When we are living away from family and friends we can be...

A New Land to Understand the Self In

I have written on the sexual abuse I went through. I wrote my books in Istanbul when I lived there. I was fortunate enough to find the right people. I did Reiki with a lady that helped me to bring all to the surface to be able write my story. I had some emotional...

Love

Love is the answer they say and years ago in some of my crisis situations and in the process of processing my life I could have made someone eat those words: because in that stressful crisis going on in me; that was the last thing I wanted to hear: love will solve...

Hidden Self

We are all usually carrying some hidden issues to our self. Words can have a devastating effect on us as a child up into adulthood. Words can affect our wellbeing and those words can stay with us all our lives buried in the subconscious mind coming up when we get...

Losing and Finding Freedom

My journey in my book will tell you of how the seven years old, had accepted the abuse from my father. However, unbeknown to me this story has to unfold another story; to that story and that will take me in search for answers to understand what had happened. However,...