Deal with Negative Barriers

My How I deal with the abnormal and at times, the impossible I read online and my local library about wellbeing and mindfulness. It helps in keeping my head and health in good check. One topic I read was about the warping of our sense of belief, called cognitive distortion. There are a few conditions that fit well with my negative state, such as: We are a state of failure and will always be so. And asking for help is a sign of weakness. I have just finished CBT therapy for social anxiety. It lasted for 12 sessions of an hour a time. It helped yes,…

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Don’t Give Up on Making 2020 a Great Year!

Mindfulness is Only Good if You Do Something About It It's only January so let's start 2020 as we mean to go on. Don’t give up on making this a great year.It's a shame that anxiety kicks in so much as it takes all fun out of the things we do. For me, I can feel it growing with an overpowering expectation to be more than I am. It’s too much pressure to deal with. So, Have You Any New Year Resolutions? I'm not a person who believes much in them, as waiting for a certain date to start doing something seems a waste of those…

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Reaching Out for Help is Not a Failure

I've held back from blogging and most other things. I was stretched. It was a world I wasn't happy in. The rules weren't mine. How can I live happily if I don't even know who I am, let alone what to be and do? Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Social Anxiety own me so much there’s no room for anything else. So I took a moment to ask who am I? And the response was …. tumble weeds. I had no idea. It's like my whole life was fake. So much time spent pleasing others that I don't even know when I was happy. How to move…

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Finally I Have a Diagnosis!

Today was an interesting day as I finally got a definite answer about my tiredness. I have been feeling off for many years and now I know for certain. I met a specialist who asked me a varied mix of questions covering symptoms and situations as well as lifestyle. I got the news that I have CFS - chronic fatigue syndrome My symptoms cover: poor sleep, aches, poor memory and concentration, stomach pains, racing heart and that's all on a good day, Ha! It's nice to know I'm not crazy in thinking something is wrong when all the tests proved good. She explained it as all…

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Give Something the Respect it Deserves

Everybody has heard of the old cliché of life not being about the destination but about the journey. I have to say for myself that is not that easy. Why would we ignore the life learning adventures only to get somewhere and have no understanding or memories of how we got there? What about self-achievement? And so stop trying to finish things off and enjoy the process. Instead If I catch myself trying to finish things off then I stop and walk away. Doing something deserves the proper time it needs.

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You Want Success? Great, Then Get Passionate!

Who wants success? I would say everyone, Yes? Next question: Do you want fulfilment? We would mostly agree as it seems a good thing to have. But our belief to be fulfilled is not as much as success. To have success without being fulfilled would leave us a little empty. So, how can we get around to obtaining more feeling? We need engagement and energy Passion and feeling needs to be put into what we do, otherwise, why bother? How would you feel if you have a day talking to others with clarity, trust, openness, sincerity and caring? If it sounds great, then would you be…

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Time for Change and Move On

Make Way for Progression! I was recently walking through the streets in Manchester UK, when I saw a large building being demolished.  It was like a scene from the Avengers movie with a huge hole in a once sturdy building. I thought why on Earth would they destroy something that has so much history and character? The problem with the demolition is what comes next and it will be a metal and glass cube for sure. And to that I would say, where is the progression? It's hard to let go of some things that is true. I'm very sentimental to the old buildings and having…

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It’s Time to Clear out and Start Fresh!

Yay we are in a new year! And what better time than to give your life a new approach. If you are feeling weighed down with burdens from yourself then it's time to find out if you really need to do them. Sometimes we give ourselves things to do in believing they are necessary for our progression to a better life. I am guilty of this with many side projects over the years.Ask yourself, if you stopped whatever you were doing and never did it again, would your life be better or worse? If that's tough to answer, then look at it to then filter your…

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People are ​What Matter in Life

I recently changed circles. My life had changed so much that I felt I did not know what to do or who I was. It truly was perplexing and stressful. I returned home to my old town which had a few changes but is mostly the same. After 8 years the major difference was that they had all got older. For me time had stopped in my town but for them many years had passed. They had new friends and families had changed with people missing and new arrivals. All of it I had missed. During my period of transition one striking thing I noticed was…

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Take the Afternoon Off and Get Out of the House

As I write this, I sit alone in a local park with only the insect for company. The reason I am alone is simple as its 35C. For myself I am pushing my health more than I have done before and it is starting to show. I have lost an incredible amount of weight and my stamina has increased beyond anything I could before remembering, so much so that jogging is now a new possibility. There are a few old guys walking through and occasionally kids on bikes and that's about it. It's a lovely temperature to be honest as a calm breeze with not much…

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Simple Tips on Being a Great Teacher

Here's something to ask yourself, can you be a teacher and be a student? To be a teacher is a great experience and for quite a while I never noticed just how much an experience it was going to give me. to be a teacher is not just to be a teacher but is also to be the student as the student also becomes the teacher. What I mean by that is it's not a one-way traffic it is in fact two ways. A few years back now I meant a student I changed my life and how I view how to be a teacher. Her…

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How to Check if Your Career is Out of Order

So, how tasty is your block of cheese? Not sure what I'm talking about, then read on. A long time ago there was a boss I had that used a saying called 'don't be attracted by the block of cheese'. At the time this was quite strange as we were unaware of the reason why he was saying it, so it was seemingly quite funny to us to use this saying for it was not rightly explained. So, looking back on it now it does make sense because you can get suckered into something that doesn't kind of help in the long-term of your career. We…

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