5 LOVE LANGUAGES BETWEEN A NARCISSIST AND AN EMPATH

I’m sure you’ve heard about the five love languages and their importance for every successful and healthy romantic relationship. But did you know that not all use and understand them in the same way? The same way in which a narcissist and an empath differ in almost all life aspects, they also have opposite ways…

10 Unexpected Signs of Bipolar Depression

I’ve found that there are two kinds of bipolar depression. Here are the signs of an angry and irritated downswing. It’s easy to spot what we consider traditional depression symptoms: crying, lack of movement, sadness, silence, brain fog, slumped body, lack of desire, fear, hopelessness, helplessness and an overall worry that life is not worth living. I’m…

Does Karma Pay Back The Narcissist?

We Are Here to Release Our Karma I believe we are all working through our painful Karma – absolutely. That is why we are here. If you believe you are an eternal being, you will have a much bigger picture view on ‘life’. It will certainly not just be limited to what you see and logically…

3 SUCCESSFUL WAYS TO RECOGNIZE A BIPOLAR PERSON

Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic-depressive psychosis is a psychiatric illness that causes mood disorder, and as per data of WHO 60 million people all around the world struggle with bipolar disorder. This disorder is manifested by change of moods which can be separated into depression phase and manic phase – interspersed with a steady…

AUTISM AND PARENTING: 8 TIPS TO COPE WITH CAREGIVER FATIGUE

When I was scrolling through my Facebook feed at Starbucks a few weeks ago, I noticed a friend of mine had shared an article about autism and parenting on her page. It was about parental fatique, and it really struck a cord with me. I already knew from experience that sleep deprivation can have some…

9 Strategies for Supporting Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

If you have a friend or family member with borderline personality disorder, you know the stress of this difficult problem. And you may be at a loss for how you can respond helpfully. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) involves emotional instability, interpersonal difficulties and impulsive, often self-destructive, behaviors. People with BPD experience intense emotions and often…

5 Things People With Borderline Personality Disorder Do That Get Mistaken for ‘Manipulation’

People with the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder (BPD) face some of the harshest stigma in the mental health community. From internet articles labeling people with BPD as “dangerous” life-ruiners to clinicians who flat out refuse to treat patients with BPD, it’s no wonder folks who live with this condition often feel misunderstood and alone in their struggles. Though so much is still…

2 Main Causes of Narcissism and Their Destructive Impact

Narcissism can be defined as an individual’s tendency to consider him or herself as superior, deserving, entitled, or “special,” along with the propensity to marginalize, demean, and invalidate others in order to feel good about oneself. This false, superficial persona often comes across as either exaggerated, grandiose, and “above others” (the overt narcissist), or quietly judgmental,…

This sleep disorder puts people at ‘very high risk’ of Parkinson’s

Data from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) indicate that every year, approximately 50,000 people in the United States learn that they have Parkinson’s disease, a neurological condition that affects a person’s motor function and exposes them to other neurodegenerative problems, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers still do not fully understand exactly what causes Parkinson’s disease, but they have…

Autism: 3 Silent Struggles High Functioning Adults Wish You Understood

There are 3 secret struggles high functioning adults with autism wish you understood.  Yes, there are more?  But these are really important to be aware of. Living with autism presents a unique view of the world that many don’t see, or take enough time to understand.  Primary groups like family and close friends are usually…