Tag: trauma

I’M TAKING NOTHING FOR GRANTED

Artist: Natalie Bleau In my experience too many people say ‘I love you’ so freely that it seems like they are just giving lip service.  Actions speak louder than words. The sacred word ‘love’ was something I would never utter for almost thirty years of my life. In my heart I knew who I genuinely…

THE CELEBRATION OF LIFE AFTER DEATH

You cannot cheat death it will find you.  Death does not discriminate; you could have all the wealth in the world, but you cannot make a deal with God for immortality.  I have heard rumours of people who supposedly sold their souls to the devil in order to obtain wealth and power.  Whether you are…

The Power of Lived Experiences

When I was younger, I was reserved. I found it hard to express how I felt. I did not voice my opinion unless I was asked.  One of the reasons for my mutism was the seventies, the last era of children being seen and not heard. Parents begun to realise that they were too strict…

IS THIS REALLY ME?

Yesterday I received a certificate of appreciation from one of the projects that I have been working on throughout the pandemic, supporting people in my community who have mental health concerns, and we have been fortunate to get more funding to continue the work. Looking back, I would never have believed that I would come…