Bringing this blog to life was in terms of getting it up and running just a matter of a few short weeks. However in real terms it has taken me the better part of 30 years of my time here on this little dot we call home! Proof were it needed that procrastination is indeed the thief of time and a very consistent one at that. Whilst ever we are prepared to willingly accept his help in sabotaging our future happiness & well-being and using our old enemy the past as an excuse then we will never truly be happy.
My sole aim on these pages is to enable you to:
- Forgive your past in order that you can
- Live positively in the present and without exception
- Look to the future, your future with renewed hope and determination
My journey has been such, that for far too long I struggled through life hiding behind the facade I had created and which served me faithfully in my cunning plan to convince the world and it’s father that I was happy & whole. The choices and decisions I made along the way very nearly saw me pay the ultimate price. One fateful day I realised for the first time, that I had spent my entire life being something I wasn’t, pretending that everything was fine , people pleasing and trying to convince myself that I was happy.
I was in fact Living Life From The Outside In meaning that the very essence of what had made me, me, my heart, my soul, my passion had been lost along the way.
The real me, if she ever really existed languished careworn & defeated on the battlefield of Mental Ill Health having completely lost sight of the fact that being your authentic self in life is vital. If you do not nurture & care for yourself on every level; spiritually, physically, emotionally as well as mentally then the real you, the authentic you will surely wither away as would a flower without water.
‘Living Life From The Inside Out‘ then is born from a place where determination overcame adversity, where claiming back the right to be loved unconditionally and cared for without fear of recrimination or bullying became the priority.
It grew from the necessity of choosing between excess or recovery, laughter or tears, conflict or peace BUT above all the realisation that there is always...