Body shaming or acceptance

Body shaming or acceptance

I was watching Mass today on EWTN and the priest in his homily was talking about body shaming. It got me thinking about how the media portrays how they perceive people should look. Body shaming is unhelpful and can lead to people becoming unhealthy and not giving...
Fear of action

Fear of action

Fear of action is something that can happen to anyone. I was surprised last night to see my husband anxious as he is generally such a calm person. He was fearful of some exercises that had been given to him. In 2010 he broke his hip and his knees dislocate quite...

Perfectionism and Procrastination

Perfectionism and procrastination can go hand in hand, but not always. When you are a perfectionist, you want everything to look right and be right and show the best of yourself to everyone you meet. There are lots of different ways to be a perfectionist. Sometimes it...

The Need to be Real

Don’t you think there is always a need to be real in life? Sometimes people portray something of themselves that isn’t true. You can see/hear/read the falsity in what is shown but it feels impossible to get into their reality. Personally I hate seeing posts that...
Baby loss awareness month

Baby loss awareness month

Photo courtesy of Vinelrapy This month of October is baby loss and breast cancer awareness month. They can impact men, women and children and both of them bring heartbreak in their wake. For me, I suppose you would say that baby loss has impacted me more than breast...

When Fear Stopped Me

This week I was reminded of a time in my past when fear stopped me. And I mean physically stopped dead in the middle of the road. I was standing there crossing the street and stopped in the middle waiting for the traffic to be clear. As I was standing there, I...

Authenticity in your life

Today I want to talk about authenticity. To be honest with you, I really didn’t have a clue what to write about today at first. Yesterday felt totally full on with everything that happened. It was a real curveball and I was unable to do anything I had intended on...

What is your passion?

This has been a question for me for SO long – what is my passion? I have been getting to know things I liked but didn’t actually know what my real passion was. I love doing creative and making beautiful things. But it didn’t equate to lighting that fire of...

Boundaries for your life

Physical, mental and emotional boundaries are an important part of our lives. Without them, immense damage can erupt in our lives, hearts and minds. When a child is little, you put up boundaries in their life to keep them safe. Things like gates appear in your home so...