Adversity & support · Child abuse · complex ptsd · Domestic abuse · Dysfuntional relationships · Emotional abuse · Highly sensitive person · Narcissistic abuse · Narcissistic abuse syndrome · recovery · Resilience · Uncategorized

Vulnerability & the dangers of predators

There are countless times in my own personal life, where my own vulnerability got me into trouble. At times where all I wanted was genuine comfort & love, I met people who took advantage of my vulnerable state of mind. Those people in particular had narcissistic traits and I only realised this of course when… Continue reading Vulnerability & the dangers of predators

Boundaries · Child abuse · Coaching tips · complex ptsd · Emotional abuse · Highly sensitive person · low self-esteem · Mental illness · Narcissistic abuse · Narcissistic abuse syndrome · People Pleaser Syndrome · recovery · self care · Self-reflection & self-awareness · Uncategorized

Taking on others’ emotions-Having weak boundaries

When you have grown up in a dysfunctional narcissistic home, taking on others’ emotions becomes the norm. Narcissistic parents teach their children to cater to their feelings & moods and the child learns to ignore their own emotions. A great book which can help you understand whether you have weak emotional boundaries, is by Charles… Continue reading Taking on others’ emotions-Having weak boundaries

Highly sensitive person · Self-reflection & self-awareness

HSP-The Highly Sensitive Person

  People who are highly sensitive are born that way; it is not something that is learned. The scientific term for high sensitivity is “sensory-processing sensitivity” (SPS). Highly sensitive people have the following traits: They feel more deeply. They’re more emotionally reactive. They’re probably used to hearing “Why are you so sensitive?” Highly sensitive people… Continue reading HSP-The Highly Sensitive Person