One minute your brain is functioning at a 100% capacity and when a dull moment ensues, it all comes rushing. Rushing like a flood and which better place than when I’m most unaware- In my freakn sleep! You dare attack me in my sleep. In my most vulnerable space, where I crave peace. I craveContinue reading ” Emotions likened to kryptonite- a distress call “
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Still on the topic of social media: Keeping it real
Are we losing our humanity- Social media post interpretation caution: A timeline that always elicits excitement does not mean the account holder is PRETENDING ! I see people make blanket statements about how people who appear to be happy are not really happy!! I think that’s just nonsensical. You just can’t know anyone’s intent justContinue reading “Still on the topic of social media: Keeping it real”
A PLEA: ON THE ISSUE OF SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS AND MENTAL HEALTH
Why do we deny people acts of kindness without getting to know them PERSONALLY? If we knew what others thought about us, based on our ACTIONS which THEY interpreted to be wrong, and if we considered them to be ‘TRUTH’, we probably wouldn’t like ourselves! In essence; before we slander, before we insult or wishContinue reading “A PLEA: ON THE ISSUE OF SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS AND MENTAL HEALTH”
How your expectations of others define you; a knee jerk reaction
According to the Oxford dictionary, the word definition implies ‘what is meant by a word, context, action, etc…’. A definition is also intended to communicate something that may not be directly expressed! Hence, how you define yourself may be explicit or insinuated through your actions. How you define yourself, however, is unlikely to be seenContinue reading “How your expectations of others define you; a knee jerk reaction”
You may be viewing rejection the wrong way!
I’ve found that there are two main reasons why people get rejected! You are either being devalued by the wrong people or undervalued by the right people! If it’s the former, rejoice and sing your hallelujahs! You’ve probably dodged a bullet! However, if it is the latter, then there might be room for personal growth!Continue reading “You may be viewing rejection the wrong way!”
The age of apathy; the middle ground between love and hate.
I imagine being given two oranges!; one with so much juice and seeds, and the other, however, simply being like the first without seeds! I like to picture love as an act that proceeds to bear more good fruit! And while it’s been thought that hate is the opposite of love, for me it seems,Continue reading “The age of apathy; the middle ground between love and hate.”
A tsp of forgiveness, a TBS of grace and a liter of love
I was recently caught up in a quagmire, where I struggled to process an emotion! From my previous blogs, you will know that I am big on the virtues forgiveness and love. I’d like to think that grace is the link between forgiveness and love. To show unmerited favor (grace), one would need to possessContinue reading “A tsp of forgiveness, a TBS of grace and a liter of love”
The difference between wishers and doers; the art of discipline
“Build castles in the air but support them with pillars” Shared authorship James Annan and Samuel Y. Annan I remember hearing these words from the lips of my dad and for a very long time, it’s been a principle of mine! I called daddy this morning to verify the source of the quote and IContinue reading “The difference between wishers and doers; the art of discipline”
The 3 types of social media consumers.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN About a year ago, I decided to cut down on my screen time. It wasn’t necessarily because I wasn’t being productive in areas I needed to be- or so I thought. However, multiplying an average of 6 hours by 7 days by 4 weeks by 12 months clearly spoke volumes.Continue reading “The 3 types of social media consumers.”
Growing your emotional intelligence; Respect
Have you ever been so angry at a mate you ‘screamed’ so hard at him/her to let out all your frustration? However, after the scream, you got even angrier for having to scream so hard? Well maybe it was not a scream and maybe it was not even someone you could potentially scream at toContinue reading “Growing your emotional intelligence; Respect”