Dealing with Guilt

Guilt will always manifest itself ten-fold, if it’s not addressed. Dealing with guilt is not something we easily manage or remedy either.

Symptoms of Guilt

Guilt interferes with our thoughts and feelings. It’s responsible for denial, responsible for harbouring resentment, particularly if the resentment comes from another person’s behaviour that …

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21 May, 2014

We choose our path

We choose the life we come into and live the life we choose. It probably sounds odd and is a difficult concept for us to understand, but long before we’re a twinkle in our parents’ eyes, we’ve already decided on the life we want to live and with whom we want to live it with.

Along the way, we create our own obstacles and blocks. We will live with a great deal of frustration through those blocks and because of those frustrations, will fail to change anything. As soon as we …

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18 May, 2014

Sleep study results

Scientists from some of the world’s leading universities at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Manchester and Surrey have warned that cutting our sleep is leading to serious health problems.

This is based around the impact on our body clock, which drives huge changes in the human body, altering alertness, mood, physical strength and even the risk of a heart attack in a daily rhythm …

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16 May, 2014

A new understanding

On the 17th May 2014, it will be 4 years since I started my journey with The CP Diary and I’ve become slightly more reflective than usual. I feel as though I have grown through many of my experiences and brought closure on many things that have happened in my life, but I may never bring full closure on my Cerebral Palsy.

If not knowing that I had Cerebral Palsy for 46 years of my life is neglect, then unfortunately that is what I have been dealing with for all of these years. The fact that my parents didn’t want to know …

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15 May, 2014

Knowing when to let go

There are some things in our life we can change, some things we will never be able to change, but we will still need to understand when it’s time to let go.

We attach our hopes and happiness to things, circumstances and people without wanting to let go. We unconsciously ignore the signs and continue to attach our feelings and will become defined by …

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14 May, 2014

Withdrawing from life

I don’t look for comparisons in other people, I tend to concentrate on my own life, but every now and again I will see a documentary where something resonates with me.

Last week I was watching the road trip documentary with James Corden and Gary Barlow from ‘Take That’. When ‘Take That’ split and was getting bad press, he found it difficult to cope, so for …

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12 May, 2014