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Narcissist Abuse

October 15th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Narcissist Abuse

Sometimes the people around us have self-centered tendencies but it can be difficult to spot a true narcissist especially at first. Unfortunately many people end up getting involved in relationships with a narcissist and are not aware of how much their behavior is affecting them until it is too late. Narcissist abuse is a problem …

Filed Under: Emotional Abuse, Mental Health, PTSD

Racism and Depression

July 15th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Narcissist Abuse

Mental health experts have studied the effects of racism on mental health and have shown evidence that racial discrimination can have a negative impact on a person’s psychological state. Several studies have shown a clear link between racism and depression as well as symptoms of many other issues including suicidal behavior. Racism can cause heightened …

Filed Under: Depression, Emotional Abuse, Mental Health, Stress

What is Emotional Energy?

June 19th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Narcissist Abuse

While most people think of energy in physical terms there is actually a level of emotional energy that we all have. Many people may not even realize they are emotionally drained because they have allowed their emotions to go unrecognized and unresolved. Wasting emotional energy can leave you feeling exhausted and mentally tired in ways …

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Emotional Trauma After Sexual Assault

December 22nd, 2017 - Leave a Comment
Narcissist Abuse

Experiencing violence in the form of sexual assault can have very dramatic consequences on a person’s mental health both in the short term and long term. Survivors of sexual assault may react differently based on their own traits and experiences but in most cases it will cause a lot of extremely difficult and painful emotions. …

Filed Under: Emotional Abuse, Therapy

Do You Lack Emotional Regulation?

November 15th, 2017 - Leave a Comment
Narcissist Abuse

Everyone experiences moments when their emotions become beyond their control and they are not able to keep their feelings in check. You might cry or yell at someone in anger and then regret your inability to control your emotions. The occasional emotional moment is normal and not a serious problem but if you begin to …

Filed Under: Emotional Abuse, Mental Health, Mental Health Treatment

How to Heal from Emotional Abuse and Addiction

December 22nd, 2016 - 1 Comment

Addiction is a chronic brain disease. For some, genetic links and environmental influences may have strong ties to the growth of addiction. However, much of it can also be traced back to an individual’s personal history or more specifically, trauma that they may have experienced. Uncovering origins in recovery can help understand the psychological inclinations …

Filed Under: Emotional Abuse