Someone recently described me as one of the most nostalgic people they had ever met and it got me thinking… How does nostalgia really contribute to the people we are today? What impact does it have on the people we invite in to our lives and those we decide to remove? Or those who decide to remove us from theirs…? Continue reading
Maybe it’s because I had little to no sleep last night… Maybe as my upcoming move becomes more of a reality, my anxiety creeps up, maybe it’s just a down day… We all get them. You know the ones I mean, no real trigger, just feeling blah… Continue reading
Friday 13th May 1994 was a morning like every other; I reluctantly got ready for school and mocked her because, although I was on my way to school, she has to go to work!! I remember her sat at the table as I left for school, “Byeeee” I shouted, with little emotion and the usual facetious tone my sister and I shared with one another. Out the door I went, never realising it was the last thing I would ever say to her, nobody could have predicted what that day was about to bring. Continue reading
Silence is deafening, am I right?! I wonder what it is, exactly, that leads us to carry out our day like we always do, bumbling along with the rest of the world, doing life and then in the midst of darkness, when even the owls sit still for a while, the brain Continue reading
Does anybody else do it? Find themselves in different social groups/situations and morph into the only version of you that a particular group will see? And yet, you find yourself saying the same thing to every group:
At what point does our perception of effort to engage become so misconstrued as to actually push away precisely those for whom the engaging was intended without you even realising?!
Realistically, we are led to believe, that happiness, or the creation of it, can only come from within. Is that strictly true? I’m not so sure. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I’m a firm believer that you are in control of yo Continue reading