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The Observer

I like to refer to myself as an observer, and I can be quiet and just look and listen to my surroundings and take note of the actions of others as I do this. It’s quite interesting to sit and people-watch, and I have learned a lot about people in just watching, but in...

Inner Child

Discover your inner child. Trauma and grief can sway us away from the important things in life and interfere with our happiness. When we are bogged down with grief, guilt and shame, we are in a self-defeatist mode. This can cause us to dig ourselves into a hole in the...

Books

Many people say as they read my book, your life is similar to my life. A lot you experienced, I've experienced. We all live a life with many experiences. And those experiences can be similar but not the same. This is what unites people through a book. Even through a...

Perceptions of a Country Child

How we perceive our world.I recently had the pleasure of spending time with a family member, and we discussed our perceptions of our families, how we’d both saw what was not true of each of our families; and that was due to what our eyes saw.I always saw this family...

Trauma

The first book is on me as a baby until my teens, and for some reason I can’t explain it to you. You see the trauma had caused me to lose my memory of it, and the trauma was locked shut in me. Do you carry trauma?Are you unable to express your trauma? I faced trauma...

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...