during my time dealing with abuse I learned that my voice didn’t matter. I’m sure some of the message was given to me by media … But it was driven home by a relationship that said “I love you, but you really shouldn’t be yourself”. Maybe not in those words, but in a tone of little ways and actions and events.
I’ve been trying to write this post for a while now. The words just are not wanting to come out in the way they normally do … Read more
The question gets asked regularly in my head, “What do you want from life?”. It’s been bouncing around from my earliest memory right through to a … Read more
I think by now that you know I’m a “Glass Half Full” type person. For me, that includes things like keeping a gratitude journal, looking at … Read more
You see chameleons use their blending abilities to avoid being seen. Often we are uncomfortable or feel threatened and feel the need to protect ourselves. But mostly this is a sign of a deeply insecure person. Don’t get me wrong, there are strong people out there who use the chameleon skills to good effect, and I aspire to one day do that. But those people knowingly put on a mask of chameleonhood, they don’t wear it all the time. And they never break their core values or beliefs for the sake of being a chameleon.