I don’t wonder why they behaved this way, but I ask myself why I responded. I put this individual’s behaviour down to them having a bad day and I forgive them. Yet I can’t forget the fact that they saw me at my most vulnerable, and strangers must have seen me as weak.
It’s quite a coincidence to have looked back through my photos of a lovely weekend a couple of weeks ago to see that the location is saved…… Read more “In My Element”
Katie has written a post (which will be out tomorrow!) all about what being in her element means to her. What does it look like to you? Is it being confident, satisfied, in nature?
Whether we mean it or not, productivity is charged with a complex definition; what you produce has to be something we can measure against society’s standards, and it has to be useful.
What they didn’t know was that I was slowly losing it. My grades were the only thing I could even begin to control. I believed the only thing I could truly count on was that in March 2019 I would be at university. The hardest thing I had to do was leave my mum curled up on the sofa to revise for my exams. Repeatedly I beat myself up for being so selfish, but I promised myself that I would have all of summer to be with my Mum.
I’m running towards a finish line I simply can’t see, crowds and crowds of people clapping for their children, and I know my mum is still cheering for me.
If it hasn’t been so great so far, perhaps your highlight is yet to come.
I read a quote once: “My mum taught me everything except how to live without her”.
I couldn’t even recall the last time I fell over, let alone setting out on an activity with the intention of falling over.