Quiet time

For most of us sitting when we could be doing something constructive may seem a little boring, but that’s the general idea about spending time on our own. We need to be bored.

Just a few minutes a day will give us time to think and be at one with ourselves. Doing nothing for a short while has always brought calm into my life, when my life hasn’t been so calm. I usually use …

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21 May, 2012

My unresolved issue

My life’s been up and down dealing with Cerebral Palsy over the years. Dealing with Cerebral Palsy meant that I would always have to work through different problems in my life; pertaining to my neurological, emotional and physical issues.

As others, will have experienced too, as a terminal illness gets progressively worse you’re left with so many thoughts and uncertainties. I still have those uncertainties because of this one …

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20 May, 2012

Being disillusioned

I have lived with being disillusioned for most of my life in one way or another. I am sure there will be others who will resonate with my thinking.

It’s easy for our expectations and illusions to lead to disappointment, particularly in relationships. How many of us begin to fill in the gaps, between what we think we know about those …

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18 May, 2012

Peace of mind

It doesn’t matter what I deal with, I always try to have peace of mind. It’s something I strive for daily, regardless of how my day works out.

I’m not sure many of us will choose to live with chaos in our lives if we can choose to live with calm instead. The problem most of us have is that achieving peace of mind is not so easy to achieve …

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16 May, 2012

Following your dreams

Something inspirational:

“There are those people today who live the same life, day-in day-out predictable, risk-free, dreamless. They are the harshest critics of those who choose to break free from this mundane existence. In this world, too many people are afraid to pursue the life they truly desire, too afraid of being criticised by others, too afraid of failing, too afraid of not knowing the …

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15 May, 2012

Conquering anxieties

When I was a little girl I used to avoid issues and situations rather than work through them, but realistically issues will always come up. They’re usually the things we don’t want to have to deal with.

Feeling uneasy about an issue or situation leads to anxiety, and our first reaction is to avoid it altogether. We must face and conquer situations, or anxiety will begin to control us. Perhaps, therefore …

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13 May, 2012

Maturity

Something inspirational:

“Maturity is the ability to stick with a job until it’s finished, the ability to do a job without being supervised… the ability to carry money without spending it and the ability to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.”

ABIGAIL VAN BUREN

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12 May, 2012
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