Unconscious conditioning

Even though we will spend a large proportion of our lives being unconsciously conditioned, I still believe we should apply common sense on how we conduct ourselves. Unconscious conditioning shouldn’t be an excuse for not thinking about and applying common sense to all our relationships.

We tend to use our past as a get out clause for how we conduct ourselves in our present lives. How others behave, doesn’t mean we should go on to treat others in the same way through unconscious …

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31 Aug, 2015

Being prepared

It’s true that our formative years don’t always prepare us for the life we have yet to come, particularly if we haven’t had the support, but through maturity and emotional growth, I believe we can adapt.

My sensory issues (‘SPD’) are part of the equation and compound my problem. Some of the bigger issues, which would seem pretty straightforward to someone else, blow up ten fold and make what I deal with …

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29 Aug, 2015

Trust & deceit

Someone contacted me through the site, asking for advice on trust and deceit, so I thought I’d write a blog about it. I hope this helps.

Trust is the foundation on which all relationships are based. Without trust, there is no relationship and where someone’s trust is broken, deceit usually follows. When we come to know one, it’s a …

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28 Aug, 2015

How to feel happy

There’s often a misconception about being happy. Being happy isn’t about making other people happy. We don’t just become happy, because we make other people happy.

Being happy is a state of mind, which we very rarely achieve. Being happy isn’t also about others accepting us. We need to accept ourselves first, before we can even think about how to feel happy. To be …

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26 Aug, 2015

Learn to reconcile

When we come to understand that there’s nothing we could have done to change our circumstances, we will come to find an acceptance, but for some of us that’s not easy.

I spent too many years contemplating my life and eventually came to reconcile that no matter how much I wished my life could have been different, given everything I’ve been through and have …

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24 Aug, 2015