If you're like me, during the weekday your spare time is when you're sitting on the toilet, this section is perfect for you!
You are only free when you realize you belong no place - you belong every place - no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great. - Dr. Maya Angelou.
For the longest time, I ask myself over and over again, "What the hell is wrong with me? Why can't I be like the others?" It turns out, there was nothing wrong with me.
I was different because I chose to speak truth to bullshit. I was different because I refused to choose the comfort feeling of belonging over stand up for what was right. I was different because I stopped giving a crap about what people might think of me. I was different because I no longer find the needs to justify my core values.
I will continue to be different as I am quite comfortable being alone in the wilderness.
Growing up in a dysfunctional family and instilled with nothing but hatred and self-pity, Wayne Dyer's 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace showed up in my life as my emotions hit rock bottom. I was done pretending. I was done being the porcupine when I feel threatened. I finally realize that the only way I can change the unhealthy environment around me was to transform the inner-self.
You can read about the day I broke down after attending a seminar that served as a crystal clear message from the universe - "Diana, you have what it takes to break the chain of the abuse and manipulation, so your son doesn't have to go through what you went through."
When my son was a toddler, I would laugh so hard when he throws a temper tantrum. It might appear as if I was mocking his frustration, and that's not the case at all. On the contrary, I am fascinated by the ability of young kids instinctively identify the quickest way to release their frustrations. That said, it is very different when an adult throws a temper tantrum. I don't believe anyone can come up with a legit excuse to justify such behavior. It can get rather entertaining when you throw in sarcasm but only to see the adult is too engaged with his monologue and does not get the sarcasm until some time* later.
* Timeframe is pending on the level of intelligence.