Allowing myself to make mistakes

A crucial part of self-love is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Of course words like fail and mistakes and wrong are always relative and subjective. But I am talking about giving yourself the freedom to make the wrong choices and trusting yourself enough to adjust and compensate and grow from the experience. As a survivor…

Reparenting myself

As I prepare to embark on the next stage of my journey; leaving everything that has become so comfortable and familiar, I have been thinking about the idea of reparenting myself. No doubt, my inner child will be triggered by this big move and all the challenges it entails. It’s not surprising that she would…

Wow!

I am feeling quite overwhelmed today with all that I have to do. Selling furniture, organising shipping, working out time frames for all the clearances that need to be done, still working full-time and looking after my son! Wow it’s a lot to deal with and today the weight of it all has really hit…

Boundaries, touching and what’s not okay!

I am discovering only now at 40, the very troubled relationship I have with boundaries, physical touch and being able to say NO! It is no surprise that all of this is difficult for me having been sexually abused by the man who was given the job of protecting and nurturing me. To compound the…

Next!!!

Today optimism has got the better of me. Am looking forward and onward. So…. NEXT!!! Lots to look forward to and be excited about. Am going to get a massage this weekend and maybe some retail therapy too! Take care

Liar liar, your pants are on fire!

Following yesterday’s post Internet dating, there have been some interesting developments that I am sure you will be happy to hear about. Thank you to all the dear people who commented that I should keep safe and protect myself. You were right. He is indeed a scumbag!!!! I discovered that last night. I am feeling hurt…