Tag Archive | perspective

“Self pity” or “Self Care”

I have been thinking about how we react when things get tough and have narrowed it down to “self pity” and “self care”. Self pity seeks endless validation for our negative feelings and looks to hand over responsibility for our pain to anyone who will take it. It is closely tied to martyrdom – the […]

“Don’t waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour’s duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is another bright and wodnerful day in summer,  early 2012 and everything is moving forward day by day.  Little steps are being added to steps I have already taken in working towards my personal projects and my goals.  All in all, I feel wonderful.   I am excited about each and every day, and this […]

Christmas 2010

It was driven home dramatically this morning, that THIS Christmas my life has been reconfigured. Last year was the first year we organised Kris Kringle for adults.  This way a limit was set that would not overload or drive anyone into debt.  Names were picked out of a hat and we had one substantial present […]