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Mental Health Awareness week

Ending the stigma of mental health is still proving to be a challenge, although in the UK we are getting ever closer to our goal of a deeper understanding, tolerance & acceptance of the importance of talking about our mental health. As somebody who has never known what life is like without mental health problems,… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness week

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Dealing with parental estrangement

If you have become estranged from your parents, it’s important to remember that this can be a very vulnerable place to be. Making the decision to become estranged from your family may alleviate some of the instant emotional pain after a huge argument, however, many people find that estrangement is a constant battle in their… Continue reading Dealing with parental estrangement

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Avoidant Personality Disorder

Although it isn’t Monday yet, I have already uploaded Monday’s Youtube video 3 hours early, as tomorrow I am mostly on the go and won’t be checking in much. As most of my videos focus on CPTSD, Narcissistic abuse, Dysfunctional Relationships and other areas of emotional difficulty, I wanted to address a cluster C disorder… Continue reading Avoidant Personality Disorder

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The loss of what should have been

When you don’t get certain basic needs met in your childhood, there will come a time in your future where you will eventually become awakened to these unmet needs. Although this isn’t the same for everyone, there is usually one feeling which is most prevalent for most: ”The feeling of being ripped off” This feeling… Continue reading The loss of what should have been

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How to live with gratitude

Gratitude is a very important tool that most of us don’t use as often as we could. To be grateful for all that we have in our life can bring a certain sense of contentment and peace. Studies have been done, which show that gratitude improves both mental and physical health. Gratitude can reduce feelings… Continue reading How to live with gratitude

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Parentification

In today’s video, I talk about another type of child abuse known as parentification. Parentification isn’t always through the known fault of a parent, as sometimes in single parent families or in families with a special needs child, the parent struggles to keep the needs of the child fulfilled appropriately. Sometimes, the parent may be… Continue reading Parentification

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Malignant narcissism

Although this isn’t an actual diagnosis in the DSM, it is very real and it is very destructive. I have had first hand experience with someone who has this condition and I live with a very real mental illness that was caused by that person. I made a quick video outlining the basics. I hope… Continue reading Malignant narcissism