The problem with not knowing what you don't know

This year my Grandmother turns 95. Since October 2015 she has experienced a rapid decline in physical and mental health. In the last two years there have been adjustments that have shaken my Grandma to the core. I have witnessed her wrestle with age, change and human mortality. This is what I have learned from these happy, challenging, frustrating and sad days.

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Life is a series of decisions and consequences

Life is a series of decisions and consequences

In April 2014 two NHS professionals severely criticised me for suggesting there were consequences for behaviour. I was not permitted to teach my 17 year old niece this lesson in the way I would have chosen. I had gone there for help but I left having lost her. 

This experience has taken me through yet another bumpy and winding journey. I have found that some people do not want to hear words like choice, consequence, discipline and delayed gratification. But no matter how you want to spin it, life is all about choices. When you choose one action over another you have made a decision. And each and every decision results in something (consequences). 

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