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…
Oh how I wish I had a time machine to transport me to my younger self. Oh the things I’d tell her, the stories we’d share and the wisdom I have gained in the last 20 decades would be imparted. I can’t go back but perhaps I could impart the wisdom on others. The first is believing in what others tell you about yourself is … Continue reading You are worthwhile!
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
Human nature, call it what you will, we humans seem to go through life gathering up a perception of how people are, a race, a gender, a culture, a nation. Before we know it this gathering becomes a mist before our perceptual eyes clouding our vision of the reality and truth of the person standing right in front of us. Sad isn’t it? How many … Continue reading Seeing through the mist of the past to the person standing before you
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