Category Archives: Mental Health

Narcissism Dynamics and the 6 A-Words

Narcissism dynamics are behaviors and interaction patterns common to narcissists, and the seeding of attention, affirmation, admiration, adulation, acclamation, adoration.

Loving Boundaries Versus Unloving Barriers

While some boundaries are both necessary and genuinely loving, others are inherently problematic.

Falling Under and Getting Out from Under a Spell

Falling under a spell is a real phenomenon, possessing elements of gaslighting and hypnosis, and can happen actively or passively.

Character Matters Live Broadcast May 1

Character Matters will be broadcast live on 5-1-24 at 10am CDT. Join the conversation from any computer or smart device via this link: https://streamyard.com/i4y22cn4eu.

Distorted Self Appraisal and Narcissism

Distorted self appraisal is a cardinal feature of narcissism. But grandiosity isn’t always a compensation for underlying feelings of low self-worth.

Curses of the Dysfunctional Family – Pt 1

Children were never meant to lead or set the rules. They’re meant to be attentive students in a moral development school, under the tutilage of competent, trustworthy teachers and role models.

Conspiracy Gaslighting Takes a Heavy Toll

Gaslighting by conspiracy happens when a covert abuser persuades others that they’re the good guy and you’re the crazy one.

Toxic Relationship Recovery

Toxic relationship recovery is always challenging and often complicated. And the aftermath of a toxic relationship can be just as challenging as the relationship itself.