Sadness and Depression

Optimal Emotional Wellness: Why Isn’t Everyone Experiencing It?

Optimal Emotional Wellness Why Isn’t Everyone Experiencing It? Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine With the vast amount of self-help wisdom available to us, why isn’t everyone experiencing optimal emotional wellness?. Are you frustrated with trying so hard to help yourself but getting nowhere? Are you feeling hopeless and …

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Grieving the Loss of Your Narcissistic Relationship

Grieving the Loss of Your Narcissistic Relationship Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine 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 can’t live without but have to let go. ~Author Unknown …

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Depression More Than Just Having the Blues

Depression More Than Just Having the Blues Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Though we may use the word “depressed” to describe the sadness we are feeling at times, these occasional, temporary episodes do not actually fall under the clinical umbrella of true depression. Major depression is more than …

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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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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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