Narcissism Bites: When a Narcissist Accuses You of Being a Narcissist

I was so convinced that today was Saturday that even all evidence proving it was Sunday seemed wrong… (I’ve screwed myself over this weekend…) . . At some point in your life, maybe… Continue reading

A Decadent Sound

. Have you ever found yourself outside of a situation, observing it, seeing all the subtleties and nuances which… you’re certain (and perhaps rather cocky about) that no one else has noticed… Why… Continue reading

The Butterfly Monologue

. “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” ― Rabindranath Tagore . Diary entry day 1: After a long season of arduous work, it is finally time to balance… Continue reading

Daily Reflections…

. “How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true, But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your… Continue reading

Leaps I’ve Taken in Life… and their consequences

Do you look before you leap or leap and look later? Chances are you do a bit of both depending on the situation and how much you want to do one or the… Continue reading

My Blood Whispers to Me

. “I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me.” ― Hermann… Continue reading

The Master of the Why

Why? Why did I say that? Why did I do that? Why did I say that when I could have said this instead, I didn’t want to say that so why did I… Continue reading

A Curious Mess

. How do you wake up in the morning? I sometimes awake in a state of panic. Usually it’s a false alarm.  A bell ringing in my head which shocks my eyes open,… Continue reading

The Element of Heat

That was cold! Was it? Well, it certainly felt that way. But you knew it was coming, so you were prepared for the gust of icy dismissal. Still, though, you’re never really ready… Continue reading

Second Chances – One Lovely Blog Award Nominations

Have you ever done something and… perhaps thought it was what you should be doing at the time, but… awhile later you second guess yourself and wish you had a second chance, but… Continue reading

How do you know when you’re lying to yourself?

This post is inspired by the person who searched online for – psychological signs that your brain is trying to tell you you’re being taken advantage of – and ended up on my… Continue reading

Me But Not Me

What made you take a peek into this post? Was it the title – Me But Not Me… If it was the title, why did it appeal to you enough to make you… Continue reading

Where there are Humans…

. “Where there are humans, You’ll find flies, And Buddhas.” ― Kobayashi Issa . One moment your life is a beach, and in the next it is a bitch. You shouldn’t say that!… Continue reading

The Kinder Surprise

Do you… a) Hate surprises b) Love surprises c) Your inner jury is still out on the matter d) What are surprises e) Depends on the kind of surprise it is . .… Continue reading

The Daughter of Deep Silence

. “Deep vengeance is the daughter of deep silence.” ― Vittorio Alfieri . When you think of silence, Is it a place or an action filled with light or with dark? Is it… Continue reading

Living in the Fifth House

There’s going to be a mix of astrology and not astrology in this post… you have been warned. And I’m going to ramble, but you know I do that… (and you also know… Continue reading

I Ran… (and now I let my fingers do a walk of shame)

Do you want the long version or the short version? For those of you who have read my posts, you’re probably wondering if I even know what a short version is. Yes, I… Continue reading

The Lessons We Learn from Narcissists

Have you met a narcissist? Have you had a relationship with a narcissist? Is the person whom you think is a narcissist really a narcissist or are you the narcissist who thinks that… Continue reading

The View from Other Eyes

There are images which I hold in my mind’s eye of moments that stood out somehow and burned themselves into the inner retina. Some are silly, some serious, most are a mix of… Continue reading

The Ordinary Way

Do you ever think about all the images which bombard your mind on a daily basis? The images don’t have to be actual photographs, they can be words which conjure up pictures, or… Continue reading

Love and the Narcissist’s Child

. Can you recall the moment that the concept of Love first became a conscious consideration for you? When did you start thinking about Love? When did you become aware that a certain… Continue reading

To a brave man every soil forms his country

The title of this post comes from a translation on the back of a Japanese wall hanging… . . which was given to my partner, long before I met him, by his father,… Continue reading

What Would You Like Me to Write About?

The other day I wrote a post about how blogs are people, how what you find on a blog reflects the person behind the blog who experiences all the ups, downs, and usual… Continue reading

Blogs are People

We, the people… shouldn’t that be… We are people… ? because we are people, aren’t we? and the ‘the’ just sounds like… (a band name) . . something which separates us from who… Continue reading

The Simple Charm of the Daisy

. “The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of it’s scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny flower wanted… Continue reading

The Sense of Being Heard

Every time I learn a life lesson, when it sinks in, penetrates my thick skull, works its ways through the pink labyrinth inside, and reaches the part of me which can rewire my… Continue reading

the curse of the gypsy blood

. “There’s a race of men that don’t fit in, A race that can’t sit still; So they break the hearts of kith and kin, And they roam the world at will. They… Continue reading

How to Deal with the Mental Mayhem of Mercury Square Mars

. I keep trying to write this post… (seems to me your ‘trying’ is trying of a different sort and that’s about it) but I keep getting interrupted… (‘distracted’ would be more precise)… Continue reading

To find a form that accommodates the mess…

. “To find a form that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now.” ― Samuel Beckett . Why do we like circles? Is it because we’re made of them…… Continue reading

Christmas, Capricorns, Narcissists and New Year

It’s that time of year… When the past and the future meet in the present… … Okay, that happens all the time… … However we’re more mindful… (oh, mindfulness, you new trendy hot… Continue reading

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