Believing things will happen

We will spend a lifetime talking ourselves into things, exaggerating those thoughts and believing it will happen. Sound familiar?

It’s something I used to do as a child around illness. The hard part is learning how to turn negative patterns into patterns that break our negative thinking. We emulate negativity through what we see in our …

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30 Jul, 2014

About wisdom

Something inspirational:

“Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance, your understanding of how the various parts and principles apply and relate to each other. It embraces judgment, discernment, comprehension. It is a gestalt or oneness, and integrated wholeness.”


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29 Jul, 2014

How we treat others

I don’t remember the discipline I had, but it was obvious to me early on that it was important to treat everyone in the same way. That it was wrong to be condescending towards others as it was to look down on anyone.

I also understood that it wasn’t right to patronise anyone because of our different backgrounds and upbringing. We may come from different backgrounds, have different beliefs, but even with the …

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27 Jul, 2014

Post-impairment syndrome

The enormity of what I have to deal with because I have cerebral palsy, just to be able to function in my day comes home to roost every now and again.

I am dealing with post-impairment syndrome that affects adults with cerebral palsy. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, in addition to their cerebral palsy symptoms …

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26 Jul, 2014

Turning conflict around

I have experienced conflict. Some of us will continue to live with conflict. Others will walk away from it. Always try to turn conflict around.

How do we turn conflict around?

We must approach conflict as two equals trying to solve the issue, rather than stay caught up with the issue in mind. It always helps if we start off on the right footing and in the right frame …

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23 Jul, 2014

My lessons & experiences

Looking back on my life if I had my time again, I would keep my lessons and change my experiences. I am sure about that.

I have heard it said many times that we choose the life we come into. I would have chosen different experiences to the ones I am experiencing. I would have wanted a life less difficult. If I could have learned my lessons without such traumatic experiences, then that would have been my choice.

My beliefs have paved the way for all that I know and all that I do. They have taught me everything I need to know so that I am able …

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22 Jul, 2014

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Many thanks
Ilana x