• Girl alone with dog
    Healing Lessons,  Life Experiences

    It Only Takes One Bully

    I really do not know what happens to me when I am not feeling well. My brain does cartwheels and I have to write about situations I think about but rarely speak of. This time I have the need to write about something I loathe. I Loathe Gossip Now that’s a great opener isn’t it? GOSSIP. I don’t like judgmental attitudes either, but I despise gossip. Having been a Samaritan since I was eighteen in the UK, I can say without doubt, that GOSSIP is one of the main causes of suicide. It has always been this way and now with cyber bullying we have a massive challenge. According to…

  • Woman back floating in water with flowers.
    Healing Lessons,  Life Experiences

    Resentments

    Having worked in the field of addictions for so long, I understand there are three things that can really cause a relapse. Boredom, step 13 (inappropriate ‘love’ affairs) and resentments. Certainly I had a lot of them years ago, but no more. I am only going to take one at this time, resentments, as I think it is the most challenging. This week I came across words spoken by one of my hereos. I have a lot of them in varied life and no-longer-life forms. This one is so crucial today. “As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I…