Taking life for granted

We take people for granted, but we don’t stop there. If we think more about this, about the things we have in our lives that we assume we will always have and yet those are the things we take for granted?

Not only our lives, but what about our health, our jobs, having a house to live in, food on the table, being able to open our eyes to a new day. These are the very things we don’t stop to think about …

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20 Mar, 2017

Holding on to things

We tend to hold on to the things we know we desperately want to happen, even though we know deep down those things will never happen.

As a child, I used to do the same thing. Going through therapy I would inevitably ask the same questions, but that was met with the same answers; there were now answers concrete enough, to change my …

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19 Mar, 2017

Being open & transparent

It stands to reason that relationships work better when they’re based on us being open and transparent. It means we’re more likely to talk about the things that matter to the person or people we share our lives with, without hiding or leaving anything out.

Working in an open and transparent way, not only means we’re open to new ideas and thoughts, it also means we’re open to finding new ways to work, open to new people, open through communication …

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18 Mar, 2017

Others’ conformity

I am more emotionally disabled than I am physically, because it’s my Cerebral Cortex that is extensively damaged. Any neurological disorder will adversely affect normal communication and understanding.

I need to continue to adjust both physically and emotionally in my life, there’s no way of getting away from that. With brain damage I have no choice, but what I deal with, also makes it difficult for others …

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16 Mar, 2017

Good mental health

Mental health includes our psychological, emotional and social wellbeing. It is about how we feel and think as we go about our daily lives. Mental health determines the choices we make, how we handle stress and how we relate to others.

Having good mental health is brought about through self-esteem and confidence and a sense of self. It’s important to have good mental health at every stage of life, from childhood, through to adolescence …

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15 Mar, 2017

The wrong impression

We spend a lifetime giving people the wrong impression. For some, it’s not always intentioned for us give the wrong impression, but for others they simply don’t care. They’re tied into their own unconscious thinking and don’t stop to think about the impression or mark they leave on others.

We’re aware early on what our parents think about us giving the wrong impression, we’re taught what’s right. We learn about what impressions are and we’re told they count. It’s a fact that the …

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12 Mar, 2017