Recently I caught myself realising when I was having negative thoughts about myself. I became aware that I was aware of my unhelpful thoughts, because rather than mindlessly accepting them as truths, I questioned them with a "but why?" — why would I think this? And then I realised my irrational, unhelpful thoughts were from some … Continue reading Why Not Me?
Appearances, self image, how we view ourselves is paramount and affects us in everything we do. Yet our physical appearance and how others see us, can be very different from how we view ourselves - our self image. We all hold certain beliefs about ourselves, which manifests as particular traits we believe are part of … Continue reading Keeping Up Appearances
Sometimes you just feel down, in a funk for no particular reason - nothing bad has happened for you to feel this way, everything is just so so, life is okay. I used to feel bad when I felt this way, I thought something was wrong with me to not feel positive, happy and excited … Continue reading Being in a Funk
I grew up in a box, The four walls surrounding, Kept me safe, From harm, from danger Of a troubled world outside. The ground carpeted, Soft beneath my feet, To soften my grazes, my falls, The floor steady. The ceiling, the limit, Walls spotless white For pictures for others to paint — From loved ones to … Continue reading Box.
"Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle." A written publication for The Seeds 4 Life. Sometimes life can present us challenges that seem impossible and unfair. It's easy to feel good about yourself and your achievements when things are going well. … Continue reading Believe in Yourself
His manners, cool and aloof— unaffected. Character, assertive and self-assured. Proud and prejudiced, his ways Yet seemingly noble in others. I convinced my heart he had My best interest in his. Though stuck in his old ways, Never once did I question, Though master I was. All my life, all his life He had served me. … Continue reading The Servant, The Master
I would let him get away With disappointing dismay. Annoying as he was I couldn't shake him off. I was fond of him, And could not part On my part, He was my phantom limb. He was naughty, Playing tricks on me With childish glee, That I— I was silly enough to believe. His moods … Continue reading Monkey
The life experiences that we experience are a reflection of who we are and who we are being. Often you hear things like think positive and you will attract positive things into your life. Thinking positively generally, let alone thinking positively about something we think negatively about is extremely difficult. Thinking negatively is much easier, … Continue reading Become the Change You Want to Be
What you resist persists  Therefore I— Must not resist, For that which I do not wish, Will persist To exist. 1. Carl Jung. All written content belongs to the author and is subject to copyright.
It can be scary thinking about the future. Sometimes our big future goals can seem a mammoth task in which we don't even know where to begin. We can't see how we're possibly going to achieve them. And so we feel discouraged before we've even started. It's not that our end goals are unachievable or unrealistic but without … Continue reading Rituals, Habits, Goals.