Emotion, Bonds, Relationships

Relationships are complicated. Of course they are, they’re built on emotions and feeling which are some of the messiest things in the world. Everyone has relationships – good or bad, strong or weak. Every single human being has relationships, even tiny little babies. Relationships are complicated. They require compromise and they’re often difficult to maintain. … Continue reading Relationships

On Feeling Unwanted

Feeling Unwanted, Exclusion,

Feeling unwanted is one of the worst feelings in the world. It’s worse than feeling like an outsider because, to me at least, these aren’t just feelings of exclusion. Feeling like an outsider means feeling like you don’t fit. Feeling unwanted is feeling like no one wants you to fit. It can create resentment, can … Continue reading On Feeling Unwanted


Self Esteem, Self Care, Self Love, Confidence

Self Esteem What is that? You know, we say it’s important and we say that bad self esteem can have a huge impact on children and all the rest. But I’m betting a lot of people don’t know what good self-esteem looks like. I didn’t for the longest time. You always think that your own … Continue reading Self-Esteem

Feeling Like An Outsider

Isolation, Exclusion, Discomfort

Have you ever felt like you don’t fit? Like you’re out of place? Like you’re somehow on the outside looking in? I have. It’s not a nice feeling. I’ve felt like an outsider among friends and family at times – not necessarily because of anything they did but sometimes simply because of the way circumstances … Continue reading Feeling Like An Outsider

Be Kind

Kindness, Kind,

Why is kindness hard? Kindness is something that we don’t see much of any more. And that’s a crying shame. It costs nothing to be kind, to pay that compliment or smile that smile. And yet, there’s a shortage of kindness in this world. Why is that? Are we afraid to be different from the … Continue reading Be Kind