Tag Archives: vulnerability

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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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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To Be Liked Or To Be Loved? Starting Where We Are & Reaching Where We Want To Be

    The greatest lie we are told is that we have to earn our worth or value. That is complete rubbish! Each of us is born with an inherent value & worth. As humans, we are built & wired … Continue reading

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Music Refreshes The Parts Others Can’t

As a musician I frequently experience the amazing boost that I get from engaging with a piece of music;  when I am playing percussion/drumming; listening to a recording or watching music live on-stage. One of my most moving experiences I … Continue reading

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Friendships, Trials, Tribulations and Poetry!

Anyone who reads this blog, or any other of my blogs will know that one of my loves is poetry.  One of the lessons I have learned is that when the hard times roll in or I face testing, disappointment, … Continue reading

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