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
I have learnt that … Life will always challenge you in order to keep you on your toes so that you don’t stagnate and in turn smell of stale air. It is very rare that you actually have a real choice whether you go through a traumatic experience or not. What we make of a bad situation or decision is up to us no matter … Continue reading What I have learned…
Originally posted Jan 2009 It’s a hard life being a Superhero don’t you think? I mean you get up out of bed, put your special gear on, decide whether to put your underwear under your clothes or above, brush your sparklies in your mouth and hopefully your hairballs, don some funky kick ass shoes and start your day. You either walk or jump in your … Continue reading Being an Ordinary Superhero
Forgiveness is one of the world’s greatest mysteries, one that seems to always come with a short answer “just accept and move on”. Hah! Yeah right… seriously? Just accept it and move on? You have to be kidding people! After hearing that one liner so many times I stopped asking others how they came to forgive another. I started to realize that each of us … Continue reading Is forgiveness really possible?
One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway, it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his neighbours to come over and help him. They all grabbed … Continue reading The Lesson from the Donkey