A Dejan Stojanovic quote

30 Mar

Something inspirational:

“The most complicated skill is to be simple.”

DEJAN STOJANOVIC

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Changing attitudes

29 Mar

Food for thought: Although we cannot personally change things that happen in our past because those things are firmly in our past, we have the potential to change certain aspects of our past through new understandings, attitudes and perceptions; but first we must learn …

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Baggage & relationships

28 Mar

The emotional baggage we carry from our childhood through into our relationships, is the main reason why relationships often fail.

Emotional baggage are just two small words that have masses of implications and is the main reason why relationships fail, particularly when we ignore the facts that we all carry baggage. As we fail …

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Rewriting history

27 Mar

As some of us re-write history with one conversation, others will continually re-write history, as it becomes a way of life.

If you were to ask me what I did yesterday, I’d struggle to remember. My short term memory is poor, but my long term memory is excellent. I always remember conversations as if they took place …

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A quote by Roosevelt

26 Mar

Something inspirational:

“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.”

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

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It matters

25 Mar

It used to bother me that when I looked in the mirror and I was standing straight I was completely lopsided and it would take me many years to get over that.

Now it bothers me that I live with scoliosis and that I’ve been living with it since the age of 25, but that I only found out less than a year ago. I remember going to the consultation, with my father at 25 …

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Does disability define us?

24 Mar

Does disability define us? Unfortunately I believe disability does define us.

In my own case I have chosen to cut out a niche that doesn’t bring my disability into the equation. I’m not embarrassed by it; I don’t allow myself to hide behind it and I don’t use my disability as a tool …

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Logic & emotion

23 Mar

Something inspirational:

“When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.”

DALE CARNEGIE

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Owning change

22 Mar

We want change, but no one wants to change the process, the time or the effort it takes so that we can change.

We want change, but aren’t willing to put in the hard work, so that we can have the life that we want. To change we’ve usually got too much to work through and therefore become less interested in the …

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My ups and downs

21 Mar

It’s taken me for what seems like forever to understand why I continue to have up and down days and it’s probably not what you think.

It has also taken me a long time and what seems like forever to understand everything there is to know about my sensory perceptions, which sometimes have the ability to make me feel …

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