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

Seeing through the mist of the past to the person standing before you

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

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