Accepting your imperfections

Our desire for perfection and our need for inner peace will always be in conflict when we don’t accept we have imperfections.

How many of us validate ourselves by wanting perfection? We look for perfection, convincing ourselves other areas of our lives will be right when we have it, when in reality we should be seeking to do the …

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31 Jan, 2012

Your 5 a day

As part of a balanced diet, fruit and vegetables can help us stay healthy. The UK Government has been telling us that we need to have five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, which includes 5 portions of fruit and vegetables together.

Five reasons for us to consume our five portions

  • Fruit and vegetables are a good source of vitamins and minerals that include Vitamin C, potassium and folate;
  • They are an excellent source of dietary fibre, which can prevent constipation, digestion problems and help maintain a healthy gut. Fibre also reduces our risk of bowel cancer;
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29 Jan, 2012

Insecurities & reinforcements

Any negative issues I deal with reinforce my insecurities around cerebral palsy. The energy around me presents more negativity, which has a spiral effect that reinforces me having to deal with a disability as a child, with no emotional support.

It is common for us to subconsciously hold on to thoughts that reinforce issues as far back as a child. I see the issues clearly now, I deal with those positively, but it’s hard to let those issues go, when no one …

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28 Jan, 2012

My intentions

Although I’ve managed to blog on other topics that help with positivity, I seem to have been blogging a lot more about myself recently and what I’m dealing with.

My long-term intention is to get back into writing on some of the other categories too, just as soon as my life gets back on track. Eighteen months ago after the assault my life took a different …

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26 Jan, 2012

Why we judge

Unfortunately, I’ve been judged all my life and have had no choice but to walk away from situations. It’s important we accept people for who they are instead of passing judgment.

We tend to judge when:

  • We don’t agree with the other person, so we make a judgment;
  • We don’t like the other person, so we try to make things difficult for them;
  • We either feel insulted, rejected or worse accused by the other person;
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25 Jan, 2012

Dealing with critical people

When someone is being critical they use it to criticise, primarily because we don’t stop them and because they know they can. Nine times out of ten they will get away with it, until we learn to say ‘no.’

Critical people don’t think about the way they speak, they just speak. They’ll bleat something out, then think about what …

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23 Jan, 2012