How to Reclaim Yourself

. “People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed.” ― Audrey Hepburn . Sometimes I think there’s an order to this chaos… Sometimes I think there isn’t.… Continue reading

Dealing with a Narcissist – the Awaken With JP way

I don’t know what you’ll think of this… I didn’t know what I would think of it when I clicked on the ‘Play’ button, and I didn’t know what I thought of it… Continue reading

How Dark are You?

Do you know your own darkness? If yes, how well do you know it, and do you fear it, want to exorcise it, or is it a friend, an ally there for you… Continue reading

How to Describe a Narcissist to Someone…

*If you want to cut to the chase of this post – scroll to the bottom. I was looking through the search terms in my stats which bring people to this blog –… Continue reading

The Most Savage Sentence

The title of this post comes from a sentence in one of my favourite Monty Python sketches – Court Scene [Multiple Murder]. . excerpt via Monty Python scripts (click on the link for… Continue reading

I Was Thinking About What You Said

Have you ever had one of those experiences where suddenly something that someone said pops into your head and strikes you differently from the way in which you originally heard it. Perhaps you’ve… Continue reading

Do you want the good news or the bad news?

. “You never live an inch without involvement and hurting people and fucking yourself everlastingly.” ― James Agee . “I hope I haven’t ruined your Saturday…” Did he really mean it or did… Continue reading

Fish Story and other Strange Encounters

. “Sober or blotto, this is your motto: keep muddling through.” ― P.G. Wodehouse . When I was in the process of taking one of the biggest leaps of faith in my life… Continue reading

Chiron opposition Pluto – When Old Wounds Resurface

If I change my mind one more about about the subject of this post, the post may implode before I publish it… but I wasn’t so much changing my mind as trying to… Continue reading

Dirt on the Lens

. “Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the Universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the… Continue reading

In a World full of Words…

. “I am out with lanterns, looking for myself.” ― Emily Dickinson . With a little effort on my part I might be able to get the lantern in the photo above to… Continue reading

The Compassion of Hornets

. There are so many things in this world which can hurt you… that it can seem as though you’re a delicate flower whose petals are just seconds away from… . “I look… Continue reading

Dark and Difficult

At some point in my interactions with other people, I will begin to feel limited and restricted. As the feeling progresses it will grow into a sense of being trapped. If I let… Continue reading

Are You Obsessed with a Narcissist?

Last night I watched an intriguing film which told the story of a man who had never forgotten his first great love. The extent to which he hadn’t forgotten her was obsessive. He… Continue reading

When you’re not invited to your own party

For my 6th birthday, my mother decided to have a party. I know it was my sixth birthday because of the shape of the candle on the cake… it could have been a… Continue reading

Jupiter in Virgo – Overdosing on Analysis

. If you have a problem, a puzzle, an enigma, a matter which you would like to solve, an issue which is confusing you and which you would like to clarify, a knot… Continue reading

If none of this makes sense… you have an explanation for why it doesn’t.

Have you ever been bored, tired, and fed up with everything, unable to muster any energy to do anything, you feel hungry but the idea of feeding yourself seems too much of a… Continue reading

Shrink To Fit

As I write this post there is a thunderstorm with torrential rain but without lightning (at least none that I’ve noticed) passing overhead… which has yet to let up… it has a lot… Continue reading

It’s Just Not Fair! – a short story about Saturn square Sun

Do you have a sense of what is fair and what is unfair? Do others agree with you about this? If they agree with you… is that fair? Let me put it another… Continue reading

Unfinished Business in the Underworld

. “I love you. I hate you. I like you. I hate you. I love you. I think you’re stupid. I think you’re a loser. I think you’re wonderful. I want to be… Continue reading

Masks and Mirrors

They say that if you give a man a mask he will show you his true face… . . what happens if you give a man a mirror? We know what happened to… Continue reading

When you fall, you fly…

. “Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.” ― Neil Gaiman . My inner landscape is a vast wasteland at the moment… it’s not… Continue reading

Narc Bites: It’s Always April Fools’ Day in Narcville

Do you think that April Fools’ Day is fun? Do you enjoy playing pranks on others? Do you like to fool people into believing something then burst out laughing because you were just… Continue reading

An insight into pain, its practical uses and personal meaning…

(photo : sshenry.com) Without shame, I consider myself to be an optimist of great proportions. Any way you slice it, there’s a generous amount of Sagittarian faith, enthusiasm and idealism pulsating through my… Continue reading

The Devil of Detail and the Deep Blue See

No, it’s not a typo, and even if it was, I would welcome it rather than tell it that it was wrong and demanded that it change itself to suit me and my… Continue reading

I really wish you wouldn’t do that…

Have you ever felt as though someone was trying to control you? How did you react? Has someone else ever felt as though you were trying to control them? How did they react?… Continue reading

How to Think like a Narcissist

You’ve just stubbed your toe. Pain shoots through you making you want to scream. The doors of hell open and welcome you. You can’t think, you can only feel this excruciating torture of… Continue reading

Resisting a Rest

It all started with a hole in the wall, a hole in the wall shouldn’t be there at all… (yes, I borrowed these lines from Dr. Seuss, from my favourite book of his,… Continue reading

Kissing Bottom

What does – Kissing Bottom – mean to you? If you’re here, reading this, it must mean something to you… or maybe you’re just curious about what it means to me… as what… Continue reading

Stimulating Uranus – Wearing yourself inside out

Have you ever worn a piece of clothing which has gradually become more and more uncomfortable, every move you make, it chafes your skin raw, digs into your flesh, scratches and itches like… Continue reading

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