Sadness and Depression

Toxic Emotions

Toxic Emotions Are They Controlling Your Life? Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Many of the feelings that interfere with our lives today, our negative emotional responses, are buried, toxic emotions that have little to do with what is occurring in the present. They stem from painful childhood memories …

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Grieving the Loss of Your Abusive NPD Relationship

Grieving the Loss of Your Relationship Randi G. Fine, Author From the book Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivor’s Guide to Healing and Recovery © 2017 There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we …

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Coping With Holiday Stress and Depression

Image Source Stress, Depression and the Holidays: Tips for Coping Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression. By Mayo Clinic Staff The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it’s no wonder. The holidays …

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Change Your Reactive Nature to Gain Personal Power

Image Source Are You Acting From Gratitude, Love and Trust, or Doubt and Fear? Article by Dr. Joe Rubino, Published on Evolution Ezine As human beings, we operate daily reflecting a wide range of emotions with a multitude of motivations fueling our behaviors. All too often we react emotionally to what others say or do. If …

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Ten Tips Beat Holiday Blues

Image by Sadie Hart Beating the Holiday Blues Published on November 25, 2009 by Mark Sichel, L.C.S.W. in Psychology Today As we approach Thanksgiving, we’re starting a five-week period called “the holidays.”  We’re supposed to look forward to the holidays and hope that they will be a time of happiness, friendliness, fellowship, and harmony. Yet often …

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