Paradigm Shift

“The term paradigm shift refers to a major change in the concept and practices of how something works or is accomplished.” – Investopedia

New behaviours don’t stick unless we see differently. Paradigms help us define how we perceive reality, how we see each other and how we see the world. We must find new ways to see, understand and shape our …

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18 Oct, 2020

It’s what we let happen

This blog is rather timely with what’s happening in the world, with the pandemic at this time. It’s what we let happen, when we could have made better choices.

When we take control and we make better choices, we change our circumstances and we become less fearful. It is only when we look deep into things that we think about these things, but I would rather be informed …

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17 Oct, 2020

We can have control

Growing up, I was never encouraged to think for myself, let alone how to look after myself, I had no control.

It took me many years to understand my situation. I didn’t have control over my decisions, my life, my disability, but I still believed our circumstances can and do change and that we can have control.

My anger was tied into a disability I didn’t know I had. I was too young to make the connections or the link between my physical, mental and emotional problems and my anger. You don’t as a child.

Taking back control in the form …

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16 Oct, 2020

Being our own best friend

Although friendships can be key to our mental and emotional wellbeing, it’s easier dealing with obstacles and challenges, life throws at us when we are our own best friend.

It’s easier when you can rely on your partner or your friends, but it’s even more important we rely on ourselves. We must learn to be our own best friend. There are many benefits to us being able to create …

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14 Oct, 2020

Healing from Emotional Abuse

Do we ever really get over emotional abuse? I think we can, but that depends on the circumstances and why the trust had been broken. Relationships are about trust, trust is the invisible thread that binds families and people together. You don’t question it, you don’t see it, you assume it’s there.

Even through my writing, I don’t feel any better about my experiences and how I got to this place, then I reconcile for a short while. We trust, but may feel betrayed by family if what happened to us was done …

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13 Oct, 2020

Why a balanced diet is important

A balanced diet is important. Children who don’t get enough healthy foods may face growth and developmental problems, poor academic performance, and frequent infections.

They can also develop unhealthy eating habits that may persist into adulthood. Without exercise, they’ll also have a higher risk of obesity and various diseases such as type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

A healthy, balanced diet will usually include vitamins, minerals, and antioxidant, carbohydrates, including starches, fibre, protein and healthy fats, taken from …

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12 Oct, 2020

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health day concentrates on our mental health wellbeing; something we must all continue to work on.

Good mental health is characterised by a person’s ability to feel, express and manage a range of positive and negative emotions. As children, we trust family will have our backs around our mental health, it’s not something we stop to question. We trust we will be cared for. We put our trust in family.

Experiences can sometimes be the catalyst for mental health issues, or having a family predisposition …

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10 Oct, 2020
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