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BLOG POST – FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER – PART 15 - Goals of Blog posts

BLOG POST – FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER – PART 15 - Goals of Blog posts

Please click on this Blog post to learn the purpose of my Blog posts and how they have been written.

If you're looking for a book that doesn't describe the raw graphic details of abuse and violence then "Anastasia and The Ghostly Owl" is the book for you!

Metaphors can make writing more personal, more memorable, and more persuasive. ~ Henneke.

Using metaphors is a good way to help reader's imagination. "Anastasia and The Ghostly Owl" is riddled with metaphors to inspire them to "think-outside-the-box" and "read-between-the-lines" because that is the way this story is written! ~Anita E. Wladichuk

Reviews:

...Anastasia does provide a vehicle for helping others to see certain elements in themselves–the power of self-identification, the power of outside symbols, the power of seeking help from others...to navigate the tricky turns of life.
~ FrKurt Messick, one of Amazon's Top 50 Reviewers

"Thank you for the copy of your book. I found I could relate to it on so many levels. You are very good with words and I believe your book has the potential to help many, many people. It probably already has! Thanks, again, very much!"
~ Gail, Customer, BC 2018

. . . Anastasia's story does not read like your typical fiction, as it features layers of metaphors that infuse the writing with significant depth and meaning. The meat of the story is definitely between the lines. It is sometimes difficult to ferret out the details of Anastasia's story, but the important thing here are her feelings, and they shine through. . .
~ Daniel Jolley, one of Amazon's Top 50 Reviewers

"Thank you for all you do. The future is good for many because of the way you look at things. Your book is an icebreaker amongst many victims towards understanding and self-awareness regarding the inner suffering from abuse. At any age, it is an excellent, valuable learning tool. Your book provides self-help through your inner peace regarding the abuses you suffered."
~Danny Scheltgen, Customer

#metaphors #imagination #metaphoricalstory #inspirationalstory #truestory #hope #faith #adversity #help #suffering #growth #teachers #goals  #selfhelp #selfesteem #selfworth #selfawareness #identity #life #storytelling #success

 

BLOG POST – FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER – PART 14 - Siblings

BLOG POST – FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER – PART 14 - Siblings

Please click on this Blog post to the overwhelming consequences of a separation between two parents which caused six of the seven children to be taken away and put into the foster care system. For many families, the consequences of a separation were different and many did not survive.

#separation #mentalhealth #suicideprevention #divorce #families #children #depression #parenting #fostercare #survivors #siblings #parents #grief 

BLOG POST – FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER – PART 11 - Suicide/Depression

BLOG POST – FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER – PART 11 - Suicide/Depression

Please click on this Blog post and read comment (located in Comment Section) - "Family Is Everything, Siblings Belong Together"- Part 11 - Suicide/Depression
https://ghostlyowl.myshopify.com/blogs/news/tagged/siblings-belong-together-part-11

Click on this Blog post to discover how different yet similiar life was living with our Mother.

As a family, we continued to have many difficulties to deal such as abusiveness, violence, depression, homelessness, and suicide.

#mentalhealth #suicideprevention #depression #grief #anxiety #family #abusesurvivor #abuse #violence #homelessness #suicide

BLOG POST – FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER – PART 12 - Game of Chess

BLOG POST – FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER – PART 12 - Game of Chess

Please click on this post to the Blog postings and awesome review (located in Comment Section in Part 12 ) - "Family Is Everything, Siblings Belong Together"- Part 12 - Game of Chess

Click on this Blog post to the metaphor where Anastasia creates an imaginative mental chess game to protect herself as the pawn, her will power to be happy. She also draws upon the help from her stronger chess pieces. She uses her imagination to escape the reality of her surroundings allowing her to continue to pursue with her studies and reach her personal goals in life.

Review: ". . . She seeks to escape her despondency through being in nature, through working her job diligently, through pursuing a college degree, through pursuing sports, and through creating a mental chess game with herself . . ."
~ Richard MacKay January 24, 2021 - Poet, writer, and creative artist. His poetry is about our conscious awareness and the healing of nature, expanding our spiritual awareness, and the reality of our interconnectedness. https://www.amazon.com/author/richardmackay

#writer #author #poetry #inspiration #creative #artist #art #comment #storytelling #games #depression #imagination #goalsetting #happiness

BLOG POST - FAMILY IS EVERYTHING- SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER - PART 09 - Inner Strength

BLOG POST - FAMILY IS EVERYTHING- SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER - PART 09 - Inner Strength

Please click on the Blog post to the metaphor of Mountain Climbers and how Anastasia utilizes her inner strength to get on with her journey to feelings of self-esteem and self-worth.

This metaphor in my book expands on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs of climbing your own mountain without relying on others to get you up the mountain.

Review: "Anita's book is a must read for Maslow fans that realize the only way to 'peak experiences' is getting your life in order, no matter what personal history you have to accept."
~ Edward McCann, Author of Rare Books in California

#life #author #happiness #love #inspiration #success #strengthfromwithin #maslow #hierarchyofneeds #motivation #metaphors #mountain #selfesteem #selfworth #acceptyourself #alone #selfhelp #Maslow

 

BLOG POST - FAMILY IS EVERYTHING - SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER - PART 07 - Life with Mom

BLOG POST - FAMILY IS EVERYTHING - SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER - PART 07 - Life with Mom

Please click on this Blog post to understand and learn more about my personal feelings towards the homeless.

We all matter! One day, we may have everything, a roof over our heads, a job, and food. The next day, we may find ourselves on the street for different reasons turned into panhandlers, alcoholics, drug addicts, or prostitutes as our new means for survival. My heart does go out to these homeless individuals because of experiencing two siblings who were forced out of our home.

The number of homeless people is growing, the number of deaths amongst the homeless, due to drug overdose, is also growing. We need to do more in our community to help those less fortunate than ourselves.

#mothersday2021 #families #help #food #health #people #community #homelesslivesmatter #survival #anxiety #drugoverdose

BLOG POST - FAMILY IS EVERYTHING - SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER - PART 08 - Homelessness

BLOG POST - FAMILY IS EVERYTHING - SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER - PART 08 - Homelessness

Please click on this Blog post to the metaphor of baby owls falling out of trees and on the path to homelessness representing the many growing number of homeless individuals on the streets. We do not know the path these individuals have been on to get them to where they are, yet we are judgemental. I lost a brother and sister to homelessness, and I know how heart-breaking it is to lose a loved one. I spent years of my life wondering if the homeless man I had just passed on the street is my brother, and I constantly questioned my brother's whereabouts and safety.

I dedicated this part of my story in "Anastasia and The Ghostly Owl" to my many years of thinking about my brother, his whereabouts and safety. After 50 years, we were reconnected and able to speak with each other over the phone.

I never knew what happened with my oldest sister until about five (5) years later when I learned that she was a single mother with a beautiful two (2) year old daughter.

#metaphors #owls #homelessness #siblings #love #hope #families #support #parenting #community #giveback #mentalhealth #drugaddiction #alcoholic #prostitution

BLOG POST - FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER - PART 01 - Family Reunification

BLOG POST - FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER - PART 01 - Family Reunification

Please click on this post to the Blog postings and awesome review (located in Comment Section) in Part 01 - "Family Is Everything, Siblings Belong Together"- Family Reunification

https://ghostlyowl.myshopify.com/blogs/news/tagged/siblings-belong-together-part-01

 

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BLOG POST - FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER - PART 02 - Lion Cubs

BLOG POST - FAMILY IS EVERYTHING, SIBLINGS BELONG TOGETHER - PART 02 - Lion Cubs

Please click on this Blog post to learn how Anita utilizes the metaphor of lion cubs playing naturally and then being traumatized when an intruder conquers the clan and dispels them all in "Anastasia and The Ghostly Owl".

#love #children #siblings #life #community #metaphors #trauma #hope #faith #adversity #danger #intruder #mentalhealth #awareness #preventchildabuse #youngadults #blogpost #kids #parenting #support #separated #families

BLOG POST - FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

BLOG POST - FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

Anastasia discovers the secret that there is a fountain of youth. Check it out in “Anastasia and The Ghostly Owl”.   e-Book available on any smartp...

BLOG POST - NEVER LOOK DOWN ON ANYBODY UNLESS YOU'RE HELPING HIM UP. ~JESSE JACKSON

BLOG POST - NEVER LOOK DOWN ON ANYBODY UNLESS YOU'RE HELPING HIM UP. ~JESSE JACKSON

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up. ~ Jesse Jackson     "Anastasia and the Ghostly Owl" is available on any smartphone, iPad,...

BLOG POST - WHEN YOU COME TO A FORK IN THE ROAD, TAKE IT. ~ YOGI BERRA

BLOG POST - WHEN YOU COME TO A FORK IN THE ROAD, TAKE IT. ~ YOGI BERRA

When you come to a fork in the road, take it. ~ Yogi Berra    Check out which path Anastasia took when she came to a fork in the road. The Choice w...