Being misunderstood

I have always been misunderstood and misjudged. Throughout my life I’ve had others colour their assumptions of me because of a disability I didn’t know I had, through neurological difficulties and without any emotional support.

But from my own experience, being misunderstood isn’t just emotionally draining, it can be like living with total strangers, uncomfortable, awkward in parts and totally frustrating when you know it’s not deserved …

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25 Sep, 2018

Prisoners of our perception

We interpret our life based on events of the past. Set in our subconscious and often out of reach we continue to judge and compare every thought that comes through our conscious that took place, days weeks, months or even years ago.

We perceive our thinking through realities taken from our past, based around a distorted version of how we see that experience. As we live our lives we continue to perceive our life through distorted realities …

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22 Sep, 2018

Coming to terms with injustice

Do we ever come to terms with injustice, or does it depend on what those injustices are? Although injustices are made, and apologies aren’t always forthcoming, I believe with understanding we can think about and come to terms with injustice.

We can wipe the slate clean and move forward, but for that to happen understanding must be part of that equation. As far as the universe is concerned, we will always be encouraged to find the understanding …

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21 Sep, 2018

My grandmother

I believe there is always one person in our life that we connect with, who emotionally understands us and who sees the world our way, even though specifics aren’t mentioned. For me that person was my grandma.

She was a good person with a kind heart, but was misunderstood. She was quiet and unassuming and didn’t take anyone or anything for granted. She was more of a practical person. Emotionally she said …

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20 Sep, 2018

Living the simple life

I’ve always bought into the simple life. I innately believe that living with simplicity gives us peace, over and above any materialistic wealth.

Living simply, means we can focus in the moment, with what we have rather than what we’d like. We must learn to focus on our understanding of what simplicity means so that we can add that to our …

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18 Sep, 2018

Being uniquely different

As a child, the only thing I wish I had were two legs and feet that worked correctly, but I couldn’t equate or see that because of my legs and feet I was uniquely different. I was too wrapped up in my emotions to notice what other people had. I also didn’t know about my neurological difficulties that made me uniquely beautiful.

But we are only human that when we see someone who is the opposite of us, perhaps taller, slimmer, more debonair, dark, pretty and sophisticated, we want what they’ve got. Because we’re all uniquely different …

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17 Sep, 2018

Projecting our insecurities

“Relationships fail when people take their own insecurities and project them as their partner’s flaws.” – Steve Maraboli

Quotes will either make us think about things, or will resonate with us in some way, either because we’ve seen it happen, or it’s been our own experience. Perhaps, therefore we need to ask the question …

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16 Sep, 2018