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Showing posts from March, 2017

I should do this more

It’s funny how at a time when blogging is now mainstream I really struggle with being consistent with it. I’m so stuck in my head of late – I need to change that. I need to create a little distance between myself and some thoughts. Especially ones which upset me and weigh me down.
I need to stop feeling things so much – or worse, avoiding them. There’s so much that has been layered in my heart and mind over the past two years which I need to just let go.

I need to blog more.

A two year long lesson in tears

I can't believe that it's been almost two years since I last wrote - how time flies and what a different two years makes.

The past two years have been a roller-coaster of emotion and experience - learning and growth - pain and change. Yet through it all - good and bad - I am glad for the experience and I wouldn't change it for the world.

When I started the journey in 2015 I knew I would experience the Tears of loss, Pain of growth, Fire of success and the calming Water of legacy building. What I didn't know was just h
ow long and just how hard the first part would be.

In my own academic way I had assumed that I could mourn the loss of my past in a year or less, but in truth it took me almost the entire two years to come to terms with the reality of my choices and the challenges of the path I chose.

Tears for lost friendships
Like everyone I have had a number of phases in my life - mostly defined by life stage. I was often sad that I could never keep friends between pha…