Category Archives: trust

Setting The Victim, Rescuer & Persecutor Free

    Sometimes we find ourselves locked into a seemingly never ending cycle: One minute we feel hard-done-by, then someone helps us, then we struggle with the help or we feel resentful towards the helper, then we feel guilty & hard-done-by etc … Continue reading

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The Drama Triangles: Childhood Experiences Affecting Adult Life

    Have you ever been on the receiving-end of help & then, for no apparent reason found it all too much, too invasive, too personal & become highly defensive or aggressive towards the person helping you? Have you ever … Continue reading

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“Why Did I Do That?” Childhood Experiences: Seeds Of Our Adult Life

  Have you ever been in a situation where something happens or something is said & you react immediately, later asking the question, “Why did I do that?” or “Why did I say that?” or even “Why did I think … Continue reading

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Keep It Real: 3 Simple Steps To Better Friendships

Here are Three Simple Steps To Better Friendships (from my own experiences): Say What You Mean & Mean What You Say – Be careful that we are honest with each other. If you disagree, then go ahead & disagree. Don’t pretend it’s … Continue reading

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Beauty Is In Who We Are Not What We Do

Is an orchid less beautiful than a rose? Likewise, we do ourselves an injustice when we compare ourselves to others: we can never become them but we have our own talents & beauty that they do not. Variety adds to … Continue reading

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A Reflection Is A Poor Imitation Of The Real Thing

Why try to show others some pale imitation rather than the real you. Spending time getting to know who we are is never wasted. People want authenticity, not imitation. Take care until next time …

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YOU are Beautiful As You Are

  The message of this blog really is that simple; “YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL AS YOU ARE!” The biggest & I believe, most destructive lie we are sold today is that “You need to look like this, be this, achieve this, … Continue reading

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