Goodnight beautiful bird

While out for a walk the other day, I came across an injured pigeon that looked to have been clipped by a car and was left injured on the pavement at the side of the road.

The pigeon was still breathing and although injured I didn’t really know how bad his injuries were, but I held on to hope that he would survive. I tried to move his wing so that he was more comfortable …

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6 Jun, 2018

Getting to grips with anxiety

My mind isn’t settled. It comes on the back of having to continually deal with anxiety through my brain impairment. There seems to be no reprise.

It is because my emotions are impaired that I have a permanent traffic jam in my head. And although I appreciate it’s the symptoms I must treat, that is difficult because I already have a …

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5 Jun, 2018

Why not me

As a child growing up with a disability I didn’t know I had, that included emotional and physical difficulties, it’s remarkable I never once said, why me. It’s as though I had surmised that it was okay to be me, even with my issues and my disability.

I also didn’t seem worried about any one’s opinion. What others thought of me was immaterial. Perhaps my spiritual beliefs, even as a child were already part of that mindset. I’d already seen too much to know that I didn’t need to make what other people thought of me, my issue.

But having …

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2 Jun, 2018

Changing the initial response

Changing the initial response to something is important if we are to avoid closing ourselves further in. Sadly, without changing the initial response, we cannot expect anything to work or change. The initial response needs to change if our circumstances are to change.

When it comes to obsessions or compulsions, without working on the initial response that can take away the concern or worry, we will end up moving boundaries to fit and work around our …

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1 Jun, 2018