how schizophrenic are we?

I promised my friend I would write a blog on this topic. she is one of those amazing peeps who lives with a condition and she lives with courage and dignity. I am not going to say anything more about her but she knows she’s on my mind as I write this. it’s awful how…

Day 103

Originally posted on tired of treading water:
I’m on 103 days now which is one week away from my longest ever adult sober period. Although the last couple of weeks post-crash haven’t been easy they been a valuable learning experience. Time has applied its miraculous balm, giving me the peace and perspective to reflect clearly…

WHAT NEWBORNS CAN DO

Originally posted on ububeletrust:
By: Amy Shirley, Counselling Psychologist There are many people who believe that newborn babies only begin to really become aware of their surroundings and able to interact with those around them after a few months in the world, or when they start walking or talking. In fact, much research has shown…

Pragmatic parent-school partnerships

Originally posted on Judith Ancer:
You’re a concerned parent and you’ve laid the foundation for your child’s educational success. Your home is full of books. You read or tell stories to your kid in bed. She likes conducting experiments, doing puzzles with you or reading an endless stream of bad jokes from her joke book.…

The good earth

Originally posted on Riekie Greyling:
The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny. – James Allen Every morning I see you in your garden. Planting. Weeding. Touching different…

thank you for this reminder about attitudes

I have been thinking about gratitude and about how much having an attitude of gratitude each and every day transforms one’s overall outlook. Gratitude can turn a negative outlook into a much more positive one. Being grateful for even life’s most painful lessons or experiences can transform that pain into a more positive emotion and […]…

Poetry

Originally posted on NOT MY SECRET…overcoming the shame of sexual abuse:
I’ve been swimming against the current for so long, My red towel is bleached pink from the sun. My body’s strength, is gone. Perhaps it isn’t too late? to turn around. I’m just? so? tired now. Perhaps it’s past time? to just? drown.…