Minds Can’t Be Changed No Matter What

There’s a lot going on in this world today that we’re all either mad, depressed or upset at. It’s natural and normal to be in a not-so-great mental status. However, if you’re wondering if you have any worth in being here (ie: suicide or self-harm), not only do you and anyone else who feels thatContinue reading “Minds Can’t Be Changed No Matter What”

Why Estrangement Is Not The Answer: Getting Rid Others

When you walk away from someone or many people, you’re walking away for possibly ever. Remember that what matters now to you may not be the same down the road. Things change as do people. Life goes on with or without you no matter how powerful you may think that you are at the momentContinue reading “Why Estrangement Is Not The Answer: Getting Rid Others”

Estranged Adult Children’s Choices May Never Be Able To Be Undone

We can’t stand our daughter’s partner/boyfriend…whatever they love to call each other nowadays and, she therefore can’t stand us. Let’s back the horses up here for a moment.  It’s not that we set out to dislike this guy.  We didn’t try to find fault in him in any way.  As a matter of fact, asContinue reading “Estranged Adult Children’s Choices May Never Be Able To Be Undone”

Time To Leave

  It’s amazing how much something means to you until it’s threatened, isn’t it? A recent wind-storm has badly damaged a much old, tall and beloved tree in our backyard.  It’s something that I could always count on being there and have fought, hammer, tooth and nail with a bordering neighbour to keep.  His reasoningContinue reading “Time To Leave”

Keeping Hope Afloat

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How To Be Tougher In Life: Grow A Thicker Skin

  Growing A Thicker Skin: The Audio Version (1st Try at audio on WordPress)     Note: The Transcript is below for those who prefer to read but, it may differ ever so slightly from the audio version.         “Grow a thicker skin,” my mother used to tell me so often thatContinue reading “How To Be Tougher In Life: Grow A Thicker Skin”

Not Even A Birthday Wish From Our Child: The Estranged Adult Child

We were out for dinner with friends.  It was my husband’s birthday.  We’d had a great time all night. Then, hit the moment where my friend and I began a real conversation about a topic that I find hard to deal with.  Our daughter. “She didn’t even text her father a Happy Birthday,” I saidContinue reading “Not Even A Birthday Wish From Our Child: The Estranged Adult Child”

Is It Time To Stop Fighting Your Child’s Battles For Them

In watching a YouTube video made by a mom who wanted to go and fight her daughter’s battle against a “bully”, I couldn’t help but remember my own child’s trials and tribulations against bullies.  I used to step in and fight her battles for her.  Did I really do her any favours? First off, IContinue reading “Is It Time To Stop Fighting Your Child’s Battles For Them”

Serenity In Life

Life and living it have a way of teaching us all lessons.  Some are not what we want to learn but rather what we need to learn.  Not all of Life is under our control just as most other people are not under our control.  That’s a hard lesson to learn but one that needsContinue reading “Serenity In Life”

Is Life Half Full Or Half Empty?

When we look at a half full glass, we can think inside the box and see the glass either half full, or half empty.  However, the truth is, it is always full.  One half air and one half fluid. Both Pessimists and Optimists will only see the fluid.  Pessimists will see half the glass emptyContinue reading “Is Life Half Full Or Half Empty?”