People Pleasing?

Note: The following is a rambling based on life experiences, and is in no way intended to necessarily reflect professional medical opinions.

“People pleasing” is what so many people do, but few either recognize the fact … or admit to it. Continue reading

“Just Thinking” Review

I never really liked poetry since being introduced to it at school. The fact that I ended up publishing a book of poetry therefore raises a rather obvious question. Continue reading

Was that me?

It is so easy to comment negatively when confronted with an apparent lack of thought.¬† It is so easy to make the assumption that “I know that … so why don’t you?” It is so easy to generally put somebody down (or elevate oneself … the difference is simply perspective) with no justification. Continue reading

Perceptions, and choices, again!

Since this blog started in 2014, I have referenced “perceptions” a number of times and it has always been in the context of how we see our world. This really shouldn’t surprise anybody because we all want to have some comfort level/acceptance in our world, and for us to get to that level, we have to know the culture of our world. Continue reading

New Perspectives?

Yesterday, the Post “Good Dog? Bad Dog?” covered some obvious advantages of seeing the world through our dog’s eyes. In the context of dog ownership, and using Ray as an example, it would seem logical to conclude that if we can understand why he behaves in a certain way, then there is a possibility of changing such behavior. If we know why a dog constantly barks (e.g.), then we have an opportunity either remove the “why”, or change his reaction to it, and subsequently eliminate the barking. Continue reading