Archive | March, 2016

The knowing universe

31 Mar

The universe knows us more than we know ourselves, although we probably think the opposite is true. Although consciously I never gave the universe a thought as a child, unconsciously I always knew there was something bigger out there, something bigger than myself.

Now when I look back, I realise that the life I’ve had to live has shaped and defined my life to this point. The CP Diary wouldn’t exist without it. I personally believe that all possibilities happen …

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A Martin Seligman quote

30 Mar

Something inspirational:

“While you can’t control your experiences, you can control your explanations.”

MARTIN E.P. SELIGMAN, Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

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A recruitment drive

29 Mar

I am both humbled and amazed at the success of the Diary and would love to have more contributors to add to the wonderful support I get from my existing contributors on The CP Diary website forum.

Come join the conversation and respond alongside other people, to unique written daily blogs, relating to health and wellbeing, daily blogs, healthy recipes, diet and nutrition and more …

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Understanding the caring

28 Mar

There comes a time in our lives when we know the people who genuinely care, because their actions show they care. Then there are those who say they care, but their actions show a different understanding of what caring means.

It’s only when we come to understand that fact that we can emotionally change our perceptions, so that we can keep ourselves happier and healthier. At the end of the day, as with any relationship …

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A quote by Derek Landy

27 Mar

Something inspirational:

“Tides do what tides do–they turn.”

DEREK LANDY, Skulduggery Pleasant

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A simpler existence

26 Mar

It’s hard to imagine life in the slow lane given our busy lives, but it must happen if we want to lead a more simple existence.

Living in the slow lane equals a more simple existence. A life honing in on the simple things, allows us to saver every minute of every hour of every day, looking through more harmonious coloured …

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Personal boundaries

25 Mar

Our personal boundaries are the boundaries we incorporate and work our lives around. It’s the boundaries we create for ourselves that we expect others to honour.

Do we have personal boundaries and if we do, do others abide by them or are they simply ignored?

We do have boundaries, but not many people will abide by them and will simply choose to ignore them. Boundaries are there to tell others what they can and can’t expect from us and what we …

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A Kiran Desai quote

24 Mar

Something inspirational:

“The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.”

KIRAN DESAI, The Inheritance of Loss

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Snobbish behaviour

23 Mar

The world is made up of different people. Some are tall, some are small. Some are tolerant, some have no tolerance at all. Some people are kind, some are unkind. Some are humble, others may behave snobbishly, when they feel they’re a cut above the rest.

Those people tend to think their outlook, their job or their clothes are simply better than ours. The truth is that their outlook, their clothes and their jobs are no better than ours, they’re just …

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My choice

22 Mar

For me having Cerebral Palsy is like riding on a run away train, on a different track, driverless and out of control with no way to get off and heading towards a destination that I can neither see, nor have a choice as to where the journey will take me.

I don’t have a choice because neurologically, physically and emotionally my life is centred around Cerebral Palsy. There are almost uncertain times and challenges ahead, but as I come to …

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