Author: Caroline Stevens
I Am Enough
I AM ENOUGH I have been reflecting this week on certain behaviour patterns that I have identified in myself, which I believe were formed in early childhood that became more defined in adulthood. Understanding them better allows me to be gracious about whom I am becoming and that makes me happy. Control – and why…
I QUIT In sharing my experience of quitting I start with a deeper conversation with myself to dig deeper into the reason and the decision. After putting together a few questions like; What did I learn from this experience? I have come to understand that habits or addictions form due to situational circumstances and that…
CHASE Why is it that we really let others’ opinions affect us? It’s like what they say is going to really determine what we will do. Opinions are just someone’s view on what they would or wouldn’t do. In reflecting on this I can recall vividly conversations I would have with my girlfriends in my…
POWER Pushing ourselves out of our comfort beyond our limits is not something many people succeed at. They don’t want to venture outside of the unknown for whatever reason but from my experience, it is due to mainly fear and discomfort. We all want comes easy but when we look deeper into this and reflect…
ILLUSION All problems are illusions of the mind – Eckhart Tolle You know when you live with someone for so long that you think you know everything about them only to find out there are some hidden secrets? Or maybe I just think they are secrets, but for him, it’s no big deal. Yes, I…
RESPECT When your partner acts like a child in front of family and friends, and you go along like it’s fun, What is this behaviour and why do we put up with it? Do they grow up or continue to act like wild teenagers well into their late 30s? I should have waited to get…
JOY Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it everyday – Henri J, M. Nouwen I want to dedicate this blog to those women who have played a significant role in my life as both an adult and child because these exchanges of energy are powerful and…
In searching for peace I had looked too far, it was right outside my door. The problem was I wasn’t at the right door until now.
BE OK Have you thought about how we all have different parenting styles? We don’t know when we partner if they will be an ideal parent or if they will have the same views, beliefs, and values. These are like unspoken tools that some people learn and others just inherit. There can be a number…
Anxiety and how it crept into my life.