Growth can be defined as an increase in some quantity over time. The quantity can be physical (e.g. growth in height, growth in the amount of money possessed). However it can also be abstract or metaphorical (e.g. a growth in one’s personality or psychological development. And it is the former that has based the inspiration for this week’s photograph:
This was a picture taken at the recent ‘Life 4 Living’ Party and the subject of a recent post entitled ‘How Do You Solve a Problem Like…A High Ceiling’ . As you may remember the party took place in a large hall with a high ceiling, which as you may recall is one of my main trigger for severe attacks of vertigo.
Before, my diagnosis my first instinct would have been much more leaned towards the flight part of the flight or fight response and would have left the room. However on thus occasion and whether it is now due to the knowledge of why I was feeling the way I did and why, I managed to stay at the party for the entire 3 hours despite the vertigo and nausea! That’s what I call growth!!
What does growth look like to you?