Archive | November, 2015

Dealing with the whole

30 Nov

Food for thought: Trying to cure the part without looking at the whole should be compared with a chair without a leg, or a lamp without a shade. They go together. Success comes when we’re looking at the whole of something in its entirety, not the half. Half of something …

Read on »

A Ralph Emerson quote

29 Nov

Something inspirational:

“People do not seem to realise that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.”


Read on »

A better understanding

28 Nov

We will fail to get on with others without a mutual understanding. We can’t have a mature conversation when the person we’re trying to reason with is irritable, not in the mood, or is simply irritated by something we’ve said.

It doesn’t also mean that what we have said undermines how they feel, it’s often what the other person is already feeling at that time. If we’re careful with our words, it’s often a case of something …

Read on »

Emotional eating

27 Nov

We’re struggling to cope. Everything’s wrong; nothing’s right. We need a pickup, something to make us feel better, something that bridges the gap; so we reach for the biscuit tin. We know it isn’t healthy, but it makes us feel better, right?

Emotional eating is a way to right what’s wrong and although we know it’s bad for our health, it also means we’ll pile on the pounds too as a consequence. Whether we’re using emotional eating …

Read on »

A Joel Osteen quote

26 Nov

Something inspirational:

“Being successful doesn’t necessarily make you great. What makes you great is when you reach back and help somebody else become great.”


Read on »

Maintaining my health

25 Nov

The majority of us seem to work on our health as a precautionary measure so that we don’t get ill. Unfortunately and it’s a constant battle sometimes, I have to work on my health so that I make sure …

Read on »

Auditory perception difficulties

24 Nov

I am learning a little more now about how my Learning Disabilities play out and why I struggle mentally with certain issues. Through my understanding of those issues and with reference to explanations through this new book, I know I will come to have more clarity on what I deal with.

I deal with Auditory Perception Difficulties, which means I find it difficult to process explanations and directions. Where memory is essential for us to hold information long enough to make …

Read on »

A quote by Treka L House

23 Nov

Something inspirational:

“Let no one hold you hostage with who you used to be before you grew into the person you are today. Don’t be a voluntary prisoner of someone else’s insecurity.”


Read on »


22 Nov

It would be so easy for us to hold on to a grudge because of all we deal with, but what would be the point?

When we hold a grudge we unconsciously hope the pain we feel, is felt by the person we have a grudge against. It’s the nature of what a grudge is. The irony is that holding a grudge doesn’t make us …

Read on »

Aluminium & Alzheimer’s

21 Nov

A new study carried out by Keele University in the UK has confirmed high levels of aluminium in the brain of an individual who was exposed to aluminium at work and who later went on to die from Alzheimer’s disease.

The Keele study claims to be the first direct link between Alzheimer’s disease and elevated brain aluminium following occupational exposure, with mounting evidence to suggest that chronic exposure …

Read on »