Ignorance isn’t bliss

I would have to question whether ignorance is bliss. I guess the answer is whether not knowing about something is something you can live with.

I know my Diary is the reason I didn’t know about my disability earlier, but in terms of ignorance is bliss, in my case it didn’t work, because not knowing about my disability and its many symptoms …

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19 Apr, 2019

Inherited family trauma

Unresolved grief and trauma can be passed from one generation to another, with symptoms such as anger, self-destructive behaviour, depression, anxiety and low self-esteem being part of that equation.

So, trauma travels through family lines until someone is ready to heal it. Being able to identify symptoms of trauma and treatment offered, will differ based on those affected and how each individual …

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18 Apr, 2019

The Vegetarian Diet

Vegetarian diets are increasing in popularity. A vegetarian diet has been proven to be healthier for our long term longevity. Other people switch to a vegetarian diet to reduce their risk of heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. Some switch for animal welfare reasons too.

When people think about a vegetarian diet, they typically think about a diet that doesn’t include meat, poultry or fish …

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16 Apr, 2019

We know what we do

Anyone with a conscience will know if their actions have hurt someone. Being in denial doesn’t get anyone off the hook. Denial intensifies the problem even more. We know what we do.

Just because we choose to ignore what we’ve said or a deed done, doesn’t mean those things weren’t said or the deed didn’t happen. Denial is developed for us to ignore and deceive others, for us to ignore …

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12 Apr, 2019

Holding a candle to someone

Having Autism means I get to see the world in black and white. I see the good, the bad and the ugly in the way those realities present. Where others are not able to do that, they genuinely may not see another person’s faults, and instead will hold a candle to them.

And where on occasions those people are given the benefit of the doubt, I am able to see when someone has been wronged, or whether they deserve to have credit. But it is important whatever our circumstances …

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11 Apr, 2019