It was approximately 8.30 a.m. on a busy morning when an elderly gentleman in his eighties arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He stated that he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9.00 a.m. I took his vital signs and had him take a seat. I knew it would take more than an hour before someone would to able to attend to him. I saw him check his watch anxiously for the time and decided to evaluate his wound since I was not busy with another patient. On examination, the wound was well healed.... Read more »
Finding validation and seeking love from another person through relationships is a self-destructive path. Those types of relationships never last, and when they end, they burn in heartache. You must love and respect yourself first. When you wholeheartedly love who you are, the world will fall in love with you, and the right relationship will fall into place. Until I fully accept, love and respect myself, I will continue to attract those relationships rooted in fear, insecurities and disempowerment.
There are moments in your life that make you and set the course of who you're going to be. Sometimes they're little, subtle moments. Sometimes, they're big moments you never saw coming. No one asks for their life to change, but it does. It's what you do afterwards that counts. That's when you find out who you are.
There may be days when you get up in the morning and things aren’t the way you had hoped they would be. That’s when you have to tell yourself that things will get better. There are times when people disappoint you and let you down. But those are the times when you must remind yourself to trust your own judgments and opinions, to keep your life focused on believing in yourself. There will be challenges to face and changes to make in your life, and it is up to you to accept them. Constantly keep yourself headed in the right... Read more »
Love is the people you hug and never want to let go. The people you haven't seen in years but they haven't changed at all. The people who give you more than you than you give to them. The people who truly understand who you are. The ones you live for. It's the people in your photographs with genuine light shining through their eyes and smile. The people who take your breath away. Those are the people to devote your time and thoughts to. Not the ones who hurt you and don't make time for you.
Hey, you. Yes, I am talking to you. Don’t let other people bring you down. Learn to stand up for what you believe in. Don’t be afraid to be who you are. If there are people who won’t accept you, then screw them. They are not worth it. Learn how to be independent. In the end, you need to be there for yourself because not everybody would. Don’t be afraid to fight back. Don’t pretend, everything would be better if you would just keep it real. Just be yourself and not anyone else. Don’t let your insecurities get in the... Read more »