The story of how I almost killed myself and why I am happy I didn’t…

No this is not Jerry Springer nor is it manufactured for the benefit of anyone, its a hard cold fact to swallow, but I almost died by my own hands and yes I really am grateful and happy that I didn’t succeed. Suicide has been around for eons, since the beginning of times, it is not a new phenomena but rather ancient practice. Some used … Continue reading The story of how I almost killed myself and why I am happy I didn’t…

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

Being an Ordinary Superhero

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

Is forgiveness really possible?

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?