Lessons from Heartbreak

    After much resentment, pain, and sadness, and much deliberation, analysis and introspection from what really did feel like my heart breaking (— they say emotional pain triggers the same neural pathways as physical pain), I realised that I am not perfect but that what I am is enough. I am human and humans … Continue reading Lessons from Heartbreak

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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.

Garden of the Mind

Tend to the weeds that sprout  from beneath your feet,  their roots planted in the ground  growing, stems gnarled throwing shadows,  consuming light until,  there is no light — only an undergrowth of darkness.  z.b.