Happy, relaxed and calm

People with happy dispositions may have periods of low moods, disappointments and problems, in the same way people who have unhappy dispositions may. The only difference is that happy people should adapt more easily, and their disappointments and low moods should be dealt with more swiftly.

Happy people have a relaxed and calm demeanour about them, regardless of what they deal with. They are more content in themselves and know to take the rough with the smooth. They’re ready for what comes …

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26 Feb, 2012

Relationships and Being Judged

I’ve heard it said, ‘It’s better to come from a broken home than live in one.’ It is important not to feel guilty about walking away, if it means we’re supporting our mental and emotional health.

We may find it hard to walk away, because we think others may judge. Abuse is abuse, our approval is important. We are …

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25 Feb, 2012

Dealing with illness

Things are never easy for the one who is terminally ill, or the family dealing with their loved one being terminally ill. I’m tired and although I am mentally okay with what’s happening, keeping up with it is even more tiring.

It’s important to spend time with a loved one, but I have chosen to focus on both because that’s important too. We’re also doing other things so that we get to spend time with each other and have some …

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21 Feb, 2012

Things will change

Something inspirational:

“This is an important lesson to remember when you’re having a bad day, a bad month, or a shitty year. Things will change: you won’t feel this way forever. And anyway, sometimes the hardest lessons to learn are the ones your soul needs most. I believe you can’t feel real joy, unless you’ve felt heartache. You can’t have a sense of victory unless you know what it means …

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20 Feb, 2012

Order my new book

Ilana x