Tag Archives: empowerment

Playing on Your Good Nature

Good-natured people don’t want to believe the worst. And they doubt their own gut hunches when something tells them they’re being played.

A Fulfilling Life through Character Integrity

While character integrity is essential for civil, wholesome relationships, it’s also, surprisingly, the key to a genuinely rich and fulfilling life!

Revisiting the Character Disturbance Spectrum

The character disturbance spectrum is vast, yet poorly understood. But getting it right is essential for true personal empowerment.

Resisting the Urge to Expose a Covert Abuser

The urge to expose your covert abuser is natural. But it’s frought with danger and can lead to even greater depression.

Manipulation Tactics and Gaslighting

Manipulation tactics and gaslighting go hand in hand. In fact, it’s a manipulator’s astute use of tactics that induces the gaslighting effect.

The Crazy Making Behaviors of Disturbed Characters

Recognizing manipulation tactics when you encounter them, and responding appropriately is key to both sanity and personal empowerment.

Channeling Anger in Healthy Ways

Channeling anger in healthy ways is a major key to personal empowerment. But you have to first appreciate the true nature of this highly misunderstood emotion.

Trauma Recovery and the Present Moment

The thoughts running through our head are either secure or insecure, positive or negative. But in any given moment, we have the power to change them. 

Strengthening New Habits with Self-Reinforcement

Affirm yourself when you recognizing when you recognize old habits or self-defeating cycles. And affirm yourself again for every step in new, positive directions. You’ll be well on your way to more empowered living.