Plan for the holidays

Right now we are twixt and between holiday’s.  Memorial day is coming up in the United States. Planning in advance for holidays gives you time to make a plan and practice. Holidays include birthdays, anniversaries of negative events, family events, graduations and all the holidays that hit the calendars. Just before Mother’s Day Mighty posted…

Facts and Fallacies

The amazing thing about exploring human condition and choosing to change my life is tumbling through facts and fallacies, or often the case of opinions dressed up to look like facts.  One of the difficulties I have with the “Law of attraction” is that it is easy to punch a bazillion holes in it.  I…

Second-hand opinion

Growing up a child does not get to choose what is taught.  A child can be taught black is white and hate is right and cruelty is funny.  Yes, I experienced some of these.  So when a child hits teen years usually enough other people are in their life for them to doubt, question or…

Truth

The truth will make you free but first it will make you really miserable.  ~ Barry Stevens, born Mildred Fox, used by James A. Garfield and others Judy (my sister) and I often discuss the importance of truth.  Our perspective changed abruptly when we understood our childhood was littered with lies.  Lies upon lies or…

Trigger or Discernment?

I read several PTSD blogs to keep up on what other people are discovering and trying with PTSD.  I appreciated the post over at Healing from Complex PTSD discussing the difference between a trigger and discerning current bad behavior. https://healingfromcomplextraumaandptsd.wordpress.com/2016/06/20/when-triggers-are-actually-intuition-discernment-lilly-hope-lucario/ My thoughts on the issue is that it isn’t a trigger if the bad behavior…