Have you ever wondered why you swing so quickly between loving and hating a person? Are your relationships characterized by extreme ups and downs? If so, you might be experiencing what psychologists call splitting – a nefarious defense mechanism that makes it difficult to hold down stable relationships. What is a Defense Mechanism? Defense mechanisms are […]
Narcissism is both a personality trait, and a more serious personality disorder. When a person is narcissistic, it means that they are obsessively concerned with themselves. Narcissistic people have little concern for others, and are addicted to self-gratification, manipulation and self-adoration.
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Your heart sinks as you read the text, “I’m not in a great place right now. I need you. Please help.” It’s been over a year now. You’ve cut off all ties and contact with your ex, and you’ve finally gained some semblance of mental health. But this … this random text throws you completely […]
Recent events seem to show our world being turned upside down. With political, ecological, economical and religious stress everywhere, we ‘ve been experiencing one crisis after another, with no end in sight. Can anything good come out of this? Although there is currently a wave of change occurring at a global scale, the natural state […]
Have you ever felt completely drained, depleted and exhausted around a particular person, for no apparent reason? An energy vampire is a person who feeds off your emotional, or psychic, energy. People who display energy vampire traits generally lack empathy, sensitivity, and emotional maturity. As a result of the pain or insecurity they feel inside, […]
Learning how to understand and make peace with your childhood is one of the most healing and empowering experiences you could ever go through. As the son of a drug-addicted mother and totally absent father, I know how important it is to come to terms with your parent’s mental illness. When we were children, we […]