Category Archives: preconceived notions

iconLiving in Your Own Skin

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how my life has changed, and specifically how my perception of myself has changed. I don’t know if it’s aging, growing up, more experience, acceptance of who I am, or the latter as a result of the former. What I am assured is that it’s taken time for me to be comfortable in my own skin. Much like everyone there were, and are, things I didn’t like about … Continue reading

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iconThe Relationship Mirror

There was a time in my life when I thought I knew everything there was to know about myself… fortunately I got older and realized there are a lot of things we can’t know until we live them. But I also realized that there are some things that can be know with or without experiencing them ourselves. The trouble with being human is most of us have to live things before we believe them. One … Continue reading

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iconJumping to Conclusions

Sometimes I must think I’m clairvoyant given the amount I try to predict the future. I think it must be human nature to try and determine things we cannot and could never really know for sure unless told. But, despite the great disadvantage we commonly draw our own conclusions and make assumptions about life based on what we ‘think’ is right or true. It seems as though on a daily basis I’m trying to climb inside … Continue reading

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icondistance makes the heart grow fonder…

Simple sayings lead us in the thought patterns of those who came before us. These symbolic colloquialisms amass a large part of our daily vocabulary and shape how we see our world. Why do we use them? We hear them all around us, used by people each and every day. Some of them are harmless, “Happy as a clam at high tide.” But others carry a message, “A penny saved is a penny earned, ” “He … Continue reading

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