Why is it, that people point out sensitivity as though it were a handicap? “Oh, she’s just very sensitive.” A statement often given in ‘that’ voice – I’m sure you know the condescending tone I’m referring to. A comment often delivered in a somewhat back handed compliment approach. You find yourself forced to return a … Continue reading Thin Skinned
Tag: mental health
Ten years ago, I found myself extremely unwell. Not knowing where to turn, we chose to give up a big home in suburbia for a tiny old home on acreage… yes our 3 boys shared a room, my laundry was the size of a cupboard, I had no wardrobe but used a linen cupboard in … Continue reading D-Day
Hail all pyjama clad warriors! Listen up…
I understand that my ability to Push through is the reason I am still alive. I know that it was through drive and will power that I fought to save my sanity, my marriage, my life. I have been applauded for this character trait and received accolades for my strength and ability to shove … Continue reading Hail all pyjama clad warriors! Listen up…
Thanks for praying, but could you also do my dishes?
My mother is a big believer in prayer; despite her mountain loads of what seemed to be unanswered prayer, her dedication to it has never wavered. I’m not sure I feel the same way about prayer as she does. I wish I could embrace her beautifully simple approach to life but for some reason God … Continue reading Thanks for praying, but could you also do my dishes?
Doing new things is SO MUCH FUN! Mmmmmm yeah and…………….doing new stuff is TERRIFYING and HARD and EMPOWERING and EXCITING and did I mention TERRIFYING? Unfortunately the only way to recover from anything, is by getting out of your comfort zone and that is painful! Ok, for those of you who don’t follow me on … Continue reading #starvethefear
So it’s Mother’s Day. Today I’m spending it running back and forth to our local dance eisteddfod for my baby boy Seth (my 14yr old baby who’s much taller than me). I dropped him off early this morning and then grabbed a quick bite to eat with my hubby. We sat down and I mentioned … Continue reading unsung heroes