Following on from my post Are you a chronic over-explainer? , I now want to address why & how to actually stop over-explaining. As I mentioned in my previous post, many individuals who suffer from low self-esteem or people-pleasing, have an almost compulsive need to over-explain. Others do it, because they have been misunderstood many… Continue reading Why & How to stop over-explaining
Approval seeking is a very common behaviour that all of us are guilty of at some point in our life. It might be that we are trying to impress someone we like, make a new friend or make a good impression on our new boss. It is perfectly normal to seek approval in others occasionally.… Continue reading Approval seeking
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
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
It is important to raise awareness about the challenges a sibling faces when their brother or sister has special needs. Many years ago, when I came across a book writen by a woman who grew up with a special needs sister and the struggles she and so many others like her faced, I felt validated… Continue reading How does having a special needs sibling affect you?
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
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