about the ups and downs of life, and finding our way through it.

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Why me?

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As a young reporter, just making my way into the grown up world,…

9. Why me?

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At first Viviana is bowled over by her inner Spirit. But then her questions arise. WHY ME? Viviana believes that if you try and be a good person you can avoid bad things happening to you. Her naivety is countered by Fate who tries to help her see that adversity is part of life, for everyone.

How sub-personalities are born

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This is a story about how sub-personalities are born. They are…

A day by the seaside

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Now as the heat waves over us, after weeks of cloud and rain. With happy faces, one by one, we climb aboard the train.

The helplessness of parenthood

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We want to hold our children close and protect them forever,…

12. Hogwash and gibberish

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That answer may have pleased Viviana, but now her Shadow part breaks into the open, enraged at the facile new agey answers that the Spirit gives. Viviana is now fully confronted with an aspect of herself that she has denied. Viviana, the 'good girl', though more than a little whiney, meets Shadow, 'pure unadulterated rage', and then... Shadow's grief of being abandoned.

20. New Ground

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At the end of the day all aspects of Viviana's self have gone through a profound change. Perhaps her inner Spirit is a little more humble, her Shadow more integrated, her Fate satisfied at the lessons she has imparted. And yes, even Viviana's husband has changed somewhat and walks on this new ground with his lovely Viviana.