Tag: dysfunctional family

Oversharing

Oversharing is something that I have also been guilty of on more than one occasion. Why do many of us overshare whereas most people only share what is necessary when meeting new people? In the video below, I explain a little bit about oversharing… Continue Reading “Oversharing”

Why is going ‘no contact’ so hard?

It’s been an extremely busy few days for me recently, which means my blog posts and youtube videos have had to take a back seat. Work has been a priority, with little time for writing and reflecting. I have also had an influx of… Continue Reading “Why is going ‘no contact’ so hard?”

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… Continue Reading “Narcissistic abuse-Trauma bonding with a parent”

New video- Rules children follow in a dysfunctional (narcissistic) home

Just a quick post with my newest video. I hope it helps those of you who need validation. Love Athina ♥ © All blog posts and images are owned by me and Courage Coaching. Please don’t use without consent and only re-blog if you… Continue Reading “New video- Rules children follow in a dysfunctional (narcissistic) home”

Shame

Shame is caused by negative messages. The shame I am highlighting in this video is caused by dysfunctional parents. Shame is insidious and can have detrimental effects on the way we view ourselves and others. This is something I am very familiar with as… Continue Reading “Shame”

Symptoms of anxiety that you may not know about

Anxiety can affect our body in so many ways that sometimes it is very hard to differentiate  between anxiety or something much more serious.Some symptoms are exactly the same as symptoms caused by more serious health problems, so how do we tell the difference? … Continue Reading “Symptoms of anxiety that you may not know about”

EMDR- Preparation & what happens in session

This is the 2nd of 2 informational videos about EMDR. In this video I explain a little more about finding an EMDR therapist and what to look for, what to expect during & after a session and I also give you an idea of… Continue Reading “EMDR- Preparation & what happens in session”

Setting boundaries with toxic people

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Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing -EMDR (Short term therapy for trauma)

Happy Monday dear friends! I have reached 100 followers on this page and I am very grateful for those of you who have supported this new venture. My other blog mychildwithin , documents a lot more about my healing journey and has already been… Continue Reading “Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing -EMDR (Short term therapy for trauma)”

It is wrong to silence survivors of abuse

As a survivor of narcissistic abuse, and in honour of some of my followers who are also survivors of abuse, I want to do a short but very important post today about the unfortunate shaming & silencing that happens to survivors. It is absolutely… Continue Reading “It is wrong to silence survivors of abuse”