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Mental Health Awareness week

Ending the stigma of mental health is still proving to be a challenge, although in the UK we are getting ever closer to our goal of a deeper understanding, tolerance & acceptance of the importance of talking about our mental health. As somebody who has never known what life is like without mental health problems,… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness week

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Approval seeking

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

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Avoidant Personality Disorder

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

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Infantilization

You might have heard of the term infantilization but you may not realise how incredibly abusive it is when a parent does this to their child. It is only natural for a growing child to start developing independent thoughts, actions and opinions. For a narcissistic parent this can be very threatening, as they want to… Continue reading Infantilization

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Status anxiety

How do we each fit into this world? Are we defined by whether we have a good job? A good marriage? Do we feel that we constantly have to measure up to our friends’success? Do we feel that we have to have the latest gadget, a new car or a big house? Do we feel… Continue reading Status anxiety

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You are not a failure

Nobody told you when you were a child that life could feel so tough sometimes. Nobody told you that life could drain the joy right out of you, just when you thought things were getting better. Life is a crazy rollercoaster and you have to ride it out, no matter what it throws at you.… Continue reading You are not a failure

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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 a survivor of narcissistic abuse and I want to highlight the… Continue reading Shame