What would it take to let go?

What would it take to let go? What if what you have known for years didn’t change from someone living, or someone who has already passed? How would you accept knowing, if a parent hadn’t changed his or her opinion, then what?

So, what would it take, courage, truth, understanding? Desperate for a new life, change away from a dysfunctional family? It takes a lot to change mental and emotional patterns, things we’ve always done …

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15 Jan, 2021

Taking small steps

Taking small steps is important if we are going to change the way we see our lives, if our lives are going to change. Growing up, not knowing about my disability, it would take me 46 years to take that small step.

It’s not that I wouldn’t have wanted to take that first step, but our circumstances may often dictate what we can and can’t do. We may often be aware of what those small steps are, but those steps although we’re …

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14 Jan, 2021

Health Benefits of Eating Vegan

There are many benefits of eating vegan food. The biggest benefit is it’s healthier because you’re eating plant based produce and it’s good for the environment.

A vegan diet is richer in certain nutrients

Eating a vegan diet means you don’t eat any meat and animal products, which means relying more on other foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, beans …

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13 Jan, 2021

Misplaced Loyalty and its dangers

Misplaced loyalty which is based on guilt, will always come at a cost to our own personal, mental and emotional health. When anyone becomes biased towards a person or institution for the wrong reasons that loyalty becomes misplaced.

It can also happen out of personal feelings of guilt, though there is often no reason why that person should feel guilt, but loyalty if allowed to continue to be misplaced is dangerous, because not only will it leave …

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11 Jan, 2021

Autism and Covid

I go back to autism. I am tied to my autistic thoughts which have nothing to do with normal thoughts on what is happening around Covid.

A normal thought pattern would be living with the information and finding an acceptance on it for what it is, moving on from our original thinking once the shock has worn off. With an autistic brain that …

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10 Jan, 2021

Using setbacks as stepping stones

What is going on in the world with the pandemic is showing us a different way to think. It has highlighted that no matter the outcome, through self-care there are things we can do to change how we deal with losing our liberty.

We must take time to think about our own needs. It is important we concentrate on our mental and emotional wellbeing. Using setbacks as stepping-stones can help us move forward mentally. I go back to spirituality …

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8 Jan, 2021

The Bigger Plan

If like me, you believe your life is all part of the bigger plan, then my family were chosen for me to have this life and everything was pre-determined long before I was born.

I believe it was all part of the universe’s bigger plan for me. Had my life taken a different turn and I had got the help in the way a child should, I would have had no need to ask the questions, or look for the …

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7 Jan, 2021

People doing as they please

Taking a trip out in the car recently before lockdown, sadly it was evident and clear to see that society hasn’t changed at all, the streets were full.

With no social distancing going on or masks being worn, it is obvious why the infection rate is going up and why the virus is still spreading. There must have been around 200 people out and only three …

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6 Jan, 2021