When wisdom was lost, knowledge was found When knowledge was lost, information was found When information was lost, data was found… This saying reflects much of my recent thinking. I observe what appears an addiction going on in the world around me that’s very set on...
On reflection, I see that I’ve grown up with preconceived biases and beliefs, familial blinkers and truths. These confused me. I’ve felt neither good enough nor smart enough to be effective in life. And that, my dear reader, is about shame and feeling ashamed. Brene...
It’s quite simple, we are not all the same. Some of us naturally feel something is missing in our lives. And, no matter what anyone says about the rest of life, this feels to be a truth. One that cannot be denied. How do I know this? Because I have personal,...
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Transitions include the pain, grief and confusion of a lost relationship, a lost known, a death; facing your own vulnerability and so much more.
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Dealing with Death
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