Open about my life

I’ve always been open about what I deal with, even before The CP Diary was born. It’s my way of trying to understand, deal with and look for answers on the many issues around a disability I didn’t know I had, that weren’t being addressed.

As they say a problem halved is a problem shared and although I still deal with issues, it feels easier when others can relate. If I struggle I write a blog and if I find a way through, it’s in my blog …

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31 Aug, 2017

Our self-righteousness

The self-righteous will always be blindsided by all that life has to offer. They will never learn about other people or other people’s lives, because they’re too focused on their own. Their life is about them.

Their holier than thou attitude, their moral superiority, taken from a sense that their beliefs and actions are of greater value than those of the average person, stops them from learning about life, their lessons …

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28 Aug, 2017

My struggles with SPD

Out of everything I deal with, my senses bother me the most. Unless I find a resolve quickly on a particular issue, I usually have to quickly remove the issue so that it doesn’t leave me panicked, anxious and living in fear.

The same thing can happen around change. Although I am good with change, certain changes, which seem relatively little to someone else, can bring about problems through sensory processing issues …

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27 Aug, 2017

Perceptions & responsibility

From a young age, we develop our identities through self-image. Through self-image we create perceptions of how we view our beliefs, ourselves and the world.

We genuinely believe we see the world realistically and act in rationale ways. When our own thoughts and behaviour are challenged, or accusations are thrown at us, the self-image we have developed will take …

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24 Aug, 2017

Pre-order my new book

Many thanks
Ilana x