The knowing universe

The universe knows us more than we know ourselves, although we probably think the opposite is true. Although consciously I never gave the universe a thought as a child, unconsciously I always knew there was something bigger out there, something bigger than myself.

Now when I look back, I realise that the life I’ve had to live has shaped and defined my life to this point. The CP Diary wouldn’t exist without it. I personally believe that all possibilities happen …

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31 Mar, 2016

A recruitment drive

I am both humbled and amazed at the success of the Diary and would love to have more contributors to add to the wonderful support I get from my existing contributors on The CP Diary website forum.

Come join the conversation and respond alongside other people, to unique written daily blogs, relating to health and wellbeing, daily blogs, healthy recipes, diet and nutrition and more …

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29 Mar, 2016

Understanding the caring

There comes a time in our lives when we know the people who genuinely care, because their actions show they care. Then there are those who say they care, but their actions show a different understanding of what caring means.

It’s only when we come to understand that fact that we can emotionally change our perceptions, so that we can keep ourselves happier and healthier. At the end of the day, as with any relationship …

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28 Mar, 2016

Personal boundaries

Our personal boundaries are the boundaries we incorporate and work our lives around. It’s the boundaries we create for ourselves that we expect others to honour.

Do we have personal boundaries and if we do, do others abide by them or are they simply ignored?

We do have boundaries, but not many people will abide by them and will simply choose to ignore them. Boundaries are there to tell others what they can and can’t expect from us and what we …

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25 Mar, 2016

Snobbish behaviour

The world is made up of different people. Some are tall, some are small. Some are tolerant, some have no tolerance at all. Some people are kind, some are unkind. Some are humble, others may behave snobbishly, when they feel they’re a cut above the rest.

Those people tend to think their outlook, their job or their clothes are simply better than ours. The truth is that their outlook, their clothes and their jobs are no better than ours, they’re just …

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23 Mar, 2016

My choice

For me having Cerebral Palsy is like riding on a run-away train, on a different track, driver-less and out of control with no way to get off and heading towards a destination that I can neither see, nor have a choice as to where the journey will take me.

I don’t have a choice because neurologically, physically and emotionally my life is centred around Cerebral Palsy. There are almost uncertain times and challenges ahead, but as I come to …

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22 Mar, 2016