A tale of passive aggressive behaviour: Criticism or Feedback

A tale of passive aggressive behaviour:  Criticism or Feedback

    So you are in a passive aggressive relationship.  There is something you want to tell your partner but a little voice tells you that he won’t take it well. Here’s the situation:  He likes to talk a lot and in fact he is quite an amusing storyteller. When in company he holds the floor and keeps dinner parties going with his amusing tales.  However, he doesn’t know when to stop talking.   Silences that might give another person an opportunity to talk are quickly filled by yet another of his stories.  You are aware that when others speak…

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My Head is a Shed

My Head is a Shed

My head is a shed full of old and new It needs cleaning out – I need a better view It’s hard to get rid of the rusty and old Things that are familiar keep out the cold   The shed is too full – yet not full enough A lifetime of memories, possession and stuff Things that have meaning, but limited use Just stay right with me – I can’t turn them loose   The shed is shaky, it needs some repair A positive flower, a breath of fresh air It’s hot and stifling and making me choke I…

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Art Therapy

Art Therapy

The following is a guest post blog from The Innocent Lotus: There have been several periods in my life where I have needed to seek help from a professional. The most recent involved around regular visits to a wonderful lady named Andrea. Seeking therapy or counselling should never be something that one feels ashamed about. Without her ability to listen with her whole being, care, and see the big picture I wouldn’t be as grounded as I am today. Therapy can seem difficult or even impossible at the best of times. It relies on your own ability to voice your concerns and…

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When your mind goes blank

When your mind goes blank

Do you find you are still tired first thing in the morning.  Pressure building before you even get out of bed.  You are probably have too much on your plate, feel overworked and stressed with life. You and so many other people right now.  Taking on so much.  Maybe not eating properly due to lack of time or inspiration.  Lack of sunshine or exercise.  Too many demands on you and your energy is low. Another day in the week would be good. Listen to your mind. Relax your body. If you have a to-do-list look only at the top 3…

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When you are unsure of what to do

What to do.  Where to go.  Shall I or shan’t I? Do you have trouble making decisions in life?   How long do you procrastinate before you take action? There are times in everyone’s life when we may be at a crossroads and not sure which direction to go in.  Quite often we know what may lie ahead on each path but yet still we hesitate to go forward.   Life is a constant journey of change and every day will bring new challenges but there are times when we need to make more lasting changes.  This could be connected…

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