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The Lingering Effects of Trauma

By |May 31st, 2024|Categories: Abuse, Narcissist, Nurturing Self-Esteem, Therapy|

Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk, author of "The Body Keeps The Score," said that the lingering effect of trauma is that we react to mild stressors as if we are still in the original danger of the trauma. This means our brains and bodies

Finding Freedom: The Art of Letting Go of Toxic Relationships

By |April 11th, 2024|Categories: Abuse, Narcissist, Nurturing Self-Esteem, Therapy|

Introduction The journey towards personal growth often involves the difficult decision to part ways with people who poison our well-being. Toxic relationships can drain us emotionally, physically, and mentally, leaving us feeling diminished and disoriented. But how do we liberate ourselves from the grasp

Nurturing Self-Esteem and Reducing Negative Self-Talk: A Vital Ingredient for a Fulfilling Life

By |April 1st, 2024|Categories: Nurturing Self-Esteem, Stress, Therapy|

Self-esteem is the mirror through which we view ourselves - not just superficially, but deep down at our core. It reflects our beliefs about our worth and abilities and plays a crucial role in navigating life, relationships, and challenges. A healthy level of self-esteem

The Complex Web of Attachment and Relationships with a Narcissist

By |March 16th, 2024|Categories: Abuse, Narcissist, Therapy|

Relationships are the bedrock of emotional well-being, but what happens when the bedrock is a quagmire, particularly when one is entangled with a narcissist? To understand this dynamic, it's crucial to delve into the role of attachment—a deep and enduring emotional bond that connects

How Childhood People-Pleasing Behaviors Impact Parenting: Exploring the Influence of Narcissistic Upbringing

By |March 3rd, 2024|Categories: Abuse, Narcissist, Therapy|

People-pleasing behaviors learned in childhood, especially as a child of a narcissistic parent, can influence how one parents their own children. Children of narcissists often learn to suppress their own needs and desires to cater to the emotional state and demands of the narcissistic

Empty Nest Syndrome and the Shadow of Narcissistic Upbringing

By |February 24th, 2024|Categories: Abuse, Narcissist, Therapy|

Understanding the Double-Edged Struggle for Mothers The transition to an empty nest can be a poignant milestone for any parent. It's that point in life when one's children, having reached adulthood, leave the home to forge their own paths. While the empty nest phase

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