Mourning a different kind of loss

If you have ever spoken to a therapist or someone who has studied up they will tell you about the five stages of grief.  They’ll tell you that in order to heal after a loss that each person will swing between each of them for an undefined period in time until they reach the final one of Acceptance. The five stages of grief: 1. Denial … Continue reading Mourning a different kind of loss

Handling the unexpected

If you were sailing along in a beautiful yacht laughing and enjoying the ride when suddenly a big unexpected storm hits and over turns the very thing you were just standing enjoying yourself on, what would your immediate response be? Shock Bleep Oh God What the hell Bleep Oh no Numb Numb Numb Shock or Oh dang my yacht!!! WTH Stupid bleep bleep bleep harbour … Continue reading Handling the unexpected

Desensitisation

Big word filled with different connotations The official definition is… de⋅sen⋅si⋅tize [dee-sen-si-tahyz] Pronunciation –verb (used with object), -tized, -tiz⋅ing. 1.  to lessen the sensitiveness of. 2.  to make indifferent, unaware, or the like, in feeling. The big question as to the truth behind that word is how does one become desensitized to the circumstances either of the world or in our immediate circumstances. According to … Continue reading Desensitisation

Weekly Fruit Salad ~ संख्या अठारह

That folks is Hindi, fancy writing that looks like a pretty picture of sorts but stands for Number Eighteen.  Eighteen weeks of fruity bits and pieces and now a new format, fewer links, more sanity, even more insanity and a few sprinkles.  How are posts selected?  Through out the week I read about 50 blogs (I’ve trimmed) through Google reader.  Every time I come across … Continue reading Weekly Fruit Salad ~ संख्या अठारह