Helping us through Change

Living with a disability where I am more mentally and emotionally disabled than physically is difficult as I adjust through the pandemic.

Change is scary. I wouldn’t belittle anyone feeling scared, or who carries anxiety, but without a disability you have the ability to rationale your thoughts and being able to do that cuts down on anxiety and …

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21 Oct, 2020

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

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 …

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12 Oct, 2020