Journalling Challenge: Day 2: Grateful for . . . My Past

This one is difficult. I had an abusive childhood, and I still carry that weight with me. It have a severe impact on who I am, and I am still struggling with it today. But I guess I also made me who I am, it shaped my values, and my view on the world. It made me very aware of unfairness, and unkindness, two this … Continue reading Journalling Challenge: Day 2: Grateful for . . . My Past

Journalling Challenge: Day 1: Grateful for … My Life

Although I am struggling with depression and low self esteem, I do know that I have a lot to be grateful for when it comes to my life. I have friends that truely care about me, I am a homeowner – something I never thought I would accomplish, I have a career, not too many financial troubles, I can still do most of what I … Continue reading Journalling Challenge: Day 1: Grateful for … My Life

Friends and family

I saw this quote the other day and realised how true that is.  I don’t have the traditional family connection most people have. I have a cousin and a niece, and an uncle and aunt I am connected with mostly on social media. I don’t know how to do the ‘normal’ family thing, even though I would love to connect a bit deeper with them. … Continue reading Friends and family