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When Illness Becomes an Identity

When we suffer illness it is usually transitory, we get better and move on. Sometimes it isn't and that can engender hopelessness. But that can be transitory too, if we handle it right. Either way we should not let our identity be defined by an ailment, however frightening or serious it appears to be.

By |2019-12-29T18:04:15+00:00July 1st, 2019|Resilience, Wellbeing|0 Comments

It’s Never Too Late to Have a Happy Childhood

Does our past act as an indelible watermark on our lives? Clearly not, but that doesn't stop many people (and some professionals in the mental health field), acting as though it does. Judith Claybourne's TED video is insightful and highly relevant for anyone who believes that we are victims of our past.

By |2017-12-08T17:56:06+00:00December 8th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment