ME! ME! ME! It’s all about ME!
With or without realizing it, I may be living my life with a “ME attitude.”
Concerning relationships, Lizzie puts it this way: “Society has the habit of ignoring or scorning anyone who they consider inferior or different.”
In her blog called “Helping Others,” Lizzie wrote about our interactions with people with dementia and their caregivers, but the principle is applicable to our relationships with anyone we meet.
There’s a world of people around me, many of whom are hurting and all who are equal in value to ME! That being the case, I would do well to quit focusing on ME and seek out any compassionate, loving actions I can take to brighten someone’s day.
I hope you will take the time to read her post and do a little self-examination because we’re all in this life together, and relationships truly are what make life worthwhile.
What if life flowed along with tranquility, like a beautiful arrangement of music, or a rippling stream of water, or an eagle in flight? We can all make that happen.
Life is the sequence of physical and mental experiences that make up the existence of an individual. To exist is to continue to be, to have life or the function of vitality.
When your mentality disappears, and there is no vitality as you function in life, what does this mean? I think of those with dementia. They are disappearing mentally, they do not function with vitality in their existence. Does life cease if you cannot be that total productive, normal functioning human being? After all Life is – The period of birth to death.
I noticed when I was a caregiver that people acted as if those with dementia did not exist. How sad! The person with dementia was still…
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