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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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Psychological Projection-A defense mechanism that people with NPD use often

Dear friends I am hope you are enjoying your weekend and are generally doing ok. Before I fly off to Scotland tomorrow, I wanted to upload Monday’s Youtube video early, as I won’t be able to work on it when visiting family. This week’s video is about an abusive behaviour & defense mechanism that people… Continue reading Psychological Projection-A defense mechanism that people with NPD use often

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Infantilization

You might have heard of the term infantilization but you may not realise how incredibly abusive it is when a parent does this to their child. It is only natural for a growing child to start developing independent thoughts, actions and opinions. For a narcissistic parent this can be very threatening, as they want to… Continue reading Infantilization

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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

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Narcissistic abuse-Trauma bonding with a parent

As many of you already know, my journey to qualifying as a Life Coach, was based on my own recovery from my narcissistically abusive parents. For those of you who don’t follow my more personal blog, I wanted to just give you a little insight into my own struggles. In the last few days, I… Continue reading Narcissistic abuse-Trauma bonding with a parent

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Narcissists & their relationship to money

This is a topic I previously covered on my personal blog last year but it is important to highlight again, especially in the current climate. Most extremely powerful & wealthy people in this world, are usually void of empathy. Politicians, country leaders, business tycoons etc.. Narcissists and especially overt & malignant narcissists, lack empathy, lack… Continue reading Narcissists & their relationship to money

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Happy Monday!

Dear readers, This post today is only a quick one. I thought I would share this week’s Youtube video which will also be shared on my Child Within blog, so it reaches more people. It is a Q & A  video on narcissism and in this case, one of my viewers wanted to know whether… Continue reading Happy Monday!