Why Not Me?

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?

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Keeping Up Appearances

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

Box.

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.