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Reverting to Type

Recently I’ve noticed some changes in myself which I quite like and would like to be lasting, but you can never be certain how long a change will last, if it will last,… Continue reading

Can We Afford to be Innocent

The title of this post is a slightly altered version of a statement made in the lyrics of a song – Invincible by Pat Benatar (excerpt from lyrics posted below)- which I was… Continue reading

Ambivalence was from now on to be her almost permanent state…

The title of this post doesn’t refer to me… although there have been times in my life when I felt exactly like that because life, and the experiences held therein, can make a… Continue reading

Headaches and Heartaches

The other day I had a song stuck on repeat in my head, it had been used briefly in a TV show I was watching the night before, but it didn’t start haunting… Continue reading

Who is a Part of your Cluster

For the last couple of nights I’ve been watching back-to-back episodes of Season 2 of Sense8… . . I almost didn’t bother with Season 2, even though I loved Season 1 and think… Continue reading

Mindfulness, Authenticity, and Other Human Activities

Years ago I read an opinion which stuck with me, as opinions sometimes do… this wasn’t one of those opinions which stick with you because they strike a nerve, it didn’t hurt or… Continue reading

Waiting to be Recognised

Have you ever had the feeling that you were waiting for something, but didn’t know what that something which you were waiting for was… and therefore… . . you aren’t sure how to… Continue reading

Are You Asking the Right Questions

For as long as I have known myself, and been aware of a self of who to know and to get to know, there has been one consistent question I have asked of… Continue reading

Where Do We Go From Here

Have you ever finally gotten something (or maybe someone) you wanted? Finally achieved a goal you worked hard to score? Finally found what you were looking for? Finally reached the end of a… Continue reading

Private Battles and Secret Triumphs

Last night while watching an episode of the TV series – Midnight Sun – which is a Swedish crime drama with plenty of mystery surrounding every character, and Sami mythology, I was transported… Continue reading

To Obtain By Irregular Means

While sipping overly strong coffee this morning, waiting for my brain to untangle itself from the symbolic world of dreams (where it is more at home than in the waking world), playing a… Continue reading

Power Love Anger

There were three abstract subjects which were of prime importance in my formative years, and early environment: 1 – Power 2 – Love 3 – Anger Of those three – Love – was… Continue reading

Your Personal Story through the Eyes of Others

In some ways you could say that a personal blog is a country, a land which has its own flag design, culture and customs, rules and etiquette, cuisine, art, language, definition and meaning,… Continue reading

Appreciation and Expectation

Someone recently asked me to share my thoughts on the quote below: . . The version of it which I’ve used here says the author is unknown, and most of the image search… Continue reading

How To Scare A Narcissist Away

. The title of this blog post comes from a query in my blog stats’ search terms… The stats for my blog have been falling recently… which is logical, normal, natural, and expected… Continue reading

Learning to Figure Things Out for Yourself

There are moments in life when you may suddenly get the strong impression that you’re on your own, that you’re all alone… in some impossible situation which you’re certain you can’t possibly solve… Continue reading

Pop Up Problems

The other day I clicked on a link to an article, and as I scanned it quickly from start to finish to decide whether it was worth reading it properly, the whole page… Continue reading

Shift Happens

Every now and then I find myself… not being myself anymore and not really sure of who myself is. I’m old enough these days to realise that this is a natural shift which… Continue reading

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion

Have you ever stopped… paused… taken a break from the flow of your life to contemplate that flow. To travel backwards along the trail you leave behind, retracing all the twists and turns,… Continue reading

Why Are Your Eyes Blue?

What do you fill your mind with before you go to sleep? What about when you wake up, what kind of breakfast do you give your mind? Do you think about what you… Continue reading

What Are The Defining Moments of Your Decades

I was born at the end of a decade, just before a man landed on the Moon (… or did he?). I was a bit too young to appreciate that event, or be… Continue reading

It Interferes With Being Nuts

What interferes with being nuts? – you ask, because what else are you going to ask, and you’re definitely asking something so it must be that… maybe it’s not, maybe you’re not asking… Continue reading

Lead me not into temptation, I can find the way myself…

Some of you… why I oughta… hunt you down… and bottle you! You’re special sauce! You ask such great questions, make such good statements, share such awesome personal perspectives, and are brave enough… Continue reading

Evasive Manoeuvres…

Have you ever wanted to use a word, but… even if your life depended upon it you can’t remember how to spell it, or you can recall how to spell it but it… Continue reading

What Makes You… Laugh, Cry, Scream, Go Hmmm, Want to Apologise, Criticise, Smile… You?

Behind every personality there’s a person… a human being who may be complicated, simple, both at the same time… who sometimes gets forgotten because they or others are focused on the outside rather… Continue reading

a zone of noise where everything and nothing is said

That moment just before sleep… who are you? That moment in sleep… who are you? That moment just before fully awake… who are you? . Hardcore Henry is one of the weirdest film… Continue reading

Ambulance Chasers

As I write these words the ambulance has finally arrived. The ‘ambulance chasers’ in this story are the police and the firemen, both of whom called for an ambulance… and then had to… Continue reading

Who’s More Dangerous?

Alice Miller’s work is a must read for anyone interested in child psychology, their child’s or their own inner child’s psychology, and how parenting affects the child, or how your parenting reflects your… Continue reading

There is society, where none intrudes

The other day I did it. ‘It’ being going for a healthy walk into the heart of nature… I didn’t quite reach the destination I had in mind – a beautiful lake in… Continue reading

Never Going to Give You Up…

No, I’m not rick-rolling… It might surprise, and perhaps disturb, you to learn that before Rick Astley became the figurehead of an internet meme and prank (that is now a bit old school… Continue reading

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