Perhaps a deep rooted joy and peace does not lie in the pursuit of happiness, but in addressing the contributors to one's perception of unhappiness. Popular today are encouragements to think positive, happy and grateful thoughts. And if that comes easily and naturally, stay with that! However, there are many, myself included, who have discomfort with denying … Continue reading 16 Effective Ways To Dissolve Unhappiness
While we may be infinite beings having a human experience, this does not bestow upon us the legendary superpowers we seem to expect of ourselves. Superwoman Syndrome is a term I have coined to describe the unending attempt of women determined to be the 'perfect woman-homemaker-career woman- (personal preference)' all rolled into one. This is … Continue reading Superwoman – Would You Be Willing To Hang Up Your Cape?
If you are the kind that needs research to validate what common sense and your heart will tell you easily enough, then you may want to listen to Brene Brown's brilliant TED talk, 'The Power of Vulnerability'. Her research from hundreds of interviews led her to a breakdown and she went to her therapist and … Continue reading 11 Ways to Be Present to Another’s Vulnerability
First published on Facebook on October 31st, 2011 Forgiveness is not about condoning an act or behaviour, It is not about deciding who was right or wrong. It is not about inviting more of the same into your life, It is about moving on. Forgiveness is seeing that my expectations of you Were unmet and … Continue reading Poem: Forgiveness