Learning to adapt

Whenever anyone withholds information from someone, it’s usually because it suits them not to know, because that way they don’t have to deal with it, but that will always bring a different thinking from us.

What that person is telling us is that they not only have a problem with the information they’re withholding, because it means them having to come out of their comfort zone, but they have …

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31 Jan, 2018

Our journey’s purpose

There is a spiritual belief that trauma and difficulties around traumatic experiences are the symptoms of us having lost sight of the purpose of our journey.

But perhaps it’s not always us who have lost sight of the purpose of the journey, but those who inflict trauma on us who have lost sight of their own purpose. I didn’t lose sight of my journey, what I had …

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29 Jan, 2018

My Silver lining

There is no doubt in my mind that I had have been told about the early diagnosis, I wouldn’t have had my website. I also wouldn’t have needed to have had my MRI scan.

I also wouldn’t have started writing. That came on the back of not knowing anything. I am grateful to have had the foresight to do both. I know that without me being who I am, my diagnosis and knowing …

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28 Jan, 2018

Narcissistic behaviour

For those of us who have lived and been brought up around Narcissistic behaviour and these are my experiences, the cycle of abuse never ends until that person gets help.

With that kind of behaviour, it’s often difficult to know where the good mood starts and ends, because sadly Narcissistic behaviour tends to morph into other behaviour traits. Sadly, as a general rule …

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27 Jan, 2018

A parent’s trust

When any parent hides the truth and continues to hide the truth, it’s hard for any child to have to deal with that, particularly when it comes to a diagnosis centred around a disability the child doesn’t know about. Not only did I not know what I had, as a consequence, I didn’t know about myself either.

The trust between a child and a parent is based on a parent’s ability to be open and transparent about what that child deals with and for that parent to take sole responsibility for looking after …

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25 Jan, 2018

Walk the walk

However our life works out, ultimately we are responsible. There is no getting away from that. If we don’t change anything that is also our responsibility.

It’s not enough to talk about things, replay the same messages in our heads, over and over again without redressing the balance and moving on from some of our experiences. To do that we must …

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23 Jan, 2018