The CP Diary forum

Setting my CP Diary website up is the best thing I’ve ever done. It gives me an outlet, so that on my down days I have a focus and that helps me get back into my life so that I can function.

Away from The CP Diary and my writing, I have my share of problems just the same as everyone else, some of which still continue and which I have already shared on the site. I may give the …

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19 Apr, 2012

Earning respect

Do you find it hard to respect someone when that someone isn’t respectful of you? Respect is not a given, it’s something earned.

We’re taught as children to respect others, but others need to respect us too. It must work both ways. Respect is based on a mutual understanding of people’s values and practices within the framework …

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18 Apr, 2012

Dealing with disappointment

My thoughts are all over the place today. So much on my mind. I’m dealing with disappointment, feelings of sadness and grief and dealing with apathy as well. I’m aware that I inevitably bring more stress into my life when I subject myself to situations all the time.

Perhaps trying to focus positively on our thoughts will allow us to react to disappointment more positively. That perhaps when we don’t succeed, it’s because we were never meant to …

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15 Apr, 2012

Disappointment

I wasn’t a child who succeeded at many things, so didn’t have the chance to experience disappointment in the way other children did.

Now that I have my own children I see that. As much as we try to show that we’re not affected by disappointment I think it’s hard not to feel some form of disappointment from time to time …

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14 Apr, 2012