Archive | June, 2012

Small steps

30 Jun

I’ve taken small steps, but significant ones this week and feel as though my life is slowly turning a corner. Life feels easier, with Wednesday being a turning point. The post-op consultation went well, but we still have a way to go with another appointment in two months time …

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Childhood worries

29 Jun

I am sure just like adults, children have their fair share of daily demands, worries and concerns. When I look back on my childhood, I can see that I had more than my fair share.

I would withdraw for short periods, then when it was time to face reality, I would deal with my realities. Worries tend to start around the time children start school, due to the endless demands and …

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Post-op consultation thoughts

28 Jun

My thoughts are reflective this morning as I work on my day. It’s a day where problems pertaining to the assault will either be resolved, or they won’t.

I am hoping for good news from the post-op consultation. What we’re dealing with is nothing sinister now, it’s just …

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The influence of words

27 Jun

Something inspirational:

“Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.”


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Establishing boundaries

26 Jun

Boundaries are taught to children by their parents from a very early age and are usually in place to protect them and other children they come into contact with.

Generally speaking, there are those children who have a lovely nature and probably wouldn’t be affected by having no boundaries, but the more wilful and determined child would probably stop …

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Dealing with setbacks

25 Jun

Setbacks are inevitable. I find the bigger the problem, the more likely I am to have them.

I tend to handle my emotions for a considerable amount of time, then usually with a lack of a resolve on a way forward I end up with a setback in one form or another. I suppose that’s inevitable …

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As in life

24 Jun

Something inspirational:

“People say “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” True, but it goes beyond that. Don’t judge a book by its first words, first paragraphs, even its first pages. In fact, don’t judge a book until you have fully read and comprehended it.”


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Herbal tinctures for anxiety

23 Jun

Anxiety is inevitable and unavoidable. If you begin to feel anxious, worried or nervous about a particular problem, it could be that you are dealing with anxiety.

Unfortunately, using pharmaceutical drugs can leave the patient with common side effects, including digestive problems, depression, greater anxiety and in some cases constipation or diarrhoea …

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Nobody but myself

22 Jun

Something inspirational:

“All my life I had been looking for something and everywhere I turned someone tried to tell me what it was.  I accepted their answers too, though they were often in contradiction and even self-contradictory. I was naïve. I was looking for myself and asking everyone except …

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Setting the standards

21 Jun

Parents tend to set our standards from a very early age. One of the most important factors of any child’s upbringing is what that child is exposed to from childhood into adult life.

Children are not only influenced by their parents but are also influenced by extended family as well including their grandparents, aunts, uncles etc. Whether the influences are coming from their …

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