Tagged: abuse


Childhood programming

This post: circa 4,500 words, estimated reading time: 22 minutes Childhood lessons: bad code A recent inspirational quote on Tiny Buddha, on Facebook, began: “You are not responsible for the programming you received in childhood”. Adding: “But as an adult, you are 100% responsible for fixing it.” My reply, shared...


Depression and breaking points. The cycle of hope and despair

You know in all the ‘action movies’ where the besieged heroes are valiantly crossing the decrepit rope bridge, rotten boards breaking off and falling hundreds of feet down into the chasm, rope or vines on the main cable coming apart, one strand at a time? Well, that’s life. Stuff happens....