Monthly Archives: May 2020

The fragility of life

Life is fragile and if there’s anything this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has taught me that you can never be too certain about tomorrow; for it may never come. Now, I don’t mean to sound dismal, but it really has helped put things into perspective (for me at least). Before COVID-19 swept across the UK, I […]

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Emotional invalidation

Emotional Invalidation = Abuse “Hold on a minute, what do you mean by that?” I hear many of you asking. Well for starters, let’s look at what invalidation means. Invalidation, in simplistic terms, refers to rejecting something as truth or making it void. Emotional invalidation therefore is when someone’s personal thoughts and/or feelings are rejected, […]

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Tough situations build strong people

I’m a firm believer in the saying “that which does not kill us makes us stronger”. In fact, most of the challenges I’ve faced over the past few years have been met with this approach and not only have they forced me to develop myself in ways I never thought possible, but they have also […]

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