Tag: dysfunctional relationships

Narcissistic abuse survivors

As some of you already know, I have great insight into narcissistic abuse, after a tumultuous life with 2 narcissistic parents, many narcissistic ex-partners and narcissistic ex friends. Before my father discarded my mother in 2000 and filed for divorce, he had already met… Continue Reading “Narcissistic abuse survivors”

Complicated grief for adult survivors of abuse

Societal mandates assert that loss is accompanied by a conventional paradigm of grief, replete with ceremonial rituals and a finite process of mourning. Yet when the loss pertains to more intangible sources of grief such as prolonged abuse and trauma, one size does not… Continue Reading “Complicated grief for adult survivors of abuse”

How to be assertive-Steps to healthy self-assertion

This post is the last one on assertion and hopefully the most useful to those of you who struggle with being a people-pleaser and/or are quite passive in your relationships with others.There is also a YouTube video attached for those of you who are… Continue Reading “How to be assertive-Steps to healthy self-assertion”

Child abuse, Complex PTSD & managing emotional flashbacks

****Please share & re-blog this post to help as many others as possible**** This blog post might be useful to anybody out there who suffers with Complex PTSD, who has suffered from childhood abuse or who has a loved one who suffers with a… Continue Reading “Child abuse, Complex PTSD & managing emotional flashbacks”

YouTube video-How to protect yourself from a narcissist

Dealing with a narcissist in a safe way is very important for your well-being, especially if you aren’t able to avoid them and go ‘no contact.

10 tips – How to choose a healthy partner after an emotionally abusive relationship

 

The importance of self-reflection & self-awareness

This quote speaks to me in so many ways.. Through coaching, I aim to guide people find their answers through enabling them to self-reflect on where they are at currently and where they want to be. Self-reflection is very important in the process of… Continue Reading “The importance of self-reflection & self-awareness”

Facebook page

Dear friends, I have added a facebook community page recently, which I am hoping to also use as a platform to talk about issues regarding self-improvement, practicing self-compassion, dealing with dysfunctional/toxic people and how to stop people pleasing! If you are on facebook, then… Continue Reading “Facebook page”

Take control of your own healing

Every healing journey is unique to each person. No journey should be judged, minimised or discounted. Whether it is childhood abuse, emotional, sexual or physical abuse, domestic abuse, grief, a single trauma or multiple traumas, nobody has the right to criticize someone else’s journey.… Continue Reading “Take control of your own healing”

Fear of negative emotions & being a People pleaser

If you are afraid of experiencing other peoples’ negative responses or emotions, then you will do everything you can to avoid this.This fear will make it hard for you to say NO to someone and you end up doing things you really don’t want… Continue Reading “Fear of negative emotions & being a People pleaser”