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Impostor Syndrome: What to Do When You Never Feel “Good Enough”

By |2018-12-12T10:41:26+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today, Work|Tags: , , , , , |

Impostor syndrome can rob us of the enjoyment of our accomplishments. You may have felt that you just weren't very good at something. That's normal. It's completely acceptable to feel that you aren't the best at something - logically, you can't be the best at everything. However, it's an issue is when those feelings of inadequacy [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 4: Memory, Trauma, & State-Dependent Learning with Rick Moskovitz MD

By |2018-10-11T11:12:22+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology, PTSD, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation with with Rick Moskovitz MD. How does trauma affect memory creation and retrieval? How does blackout drinking impact memory recall? Rick Moskovitz MD is a Harvard-educated psychiatrist and vintage being, who had the privilege for 37 years of sharing in his patients’ stories while leading his own imperfect life. He is [...]

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World Mental Health Day & Self Care

By |2018-10-10T20:16:44+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , |

On World Mental Health Day, let's talk about ways you can keep your wellbeing in check. One of the most effective ways is by practicing good self-care. What exactly is self-care? Here are 7 ways to improve (or start) your self-care skills. 1. Self-care is about looking out for Number One. The idea behind self-care is [...]

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4 Ways to Achieve Meaning and Purpose in Your Life

By |2018-05-30T14:56:31+00:00May 30th, 2018|Categories: Psychology|Tags: |

4 Ways to Achieve Meaning and Purpose in Your Life Having meaning and purpose in life decreases suicidal thoughts and depression. Seeking happiness for purely happiness' sake can be fleeting and disappointing.  It's having meaning and purpose in life that lead to happiness.  Read on to discover the four factors that make up meaning and happiness in life. While [...]

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A Study-Proven Way to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions!

By |2017-02-06T10:57:11+00:00December 30th, 2016|Categories: Holidays, Psychology, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here's a successful tip for sticking to those New Year's resolutions: Tell as many people as possible about your resolutions. That's it. When we tell someone what we want to do, we are making a social contract or agreement.  We like being socially consistent - we like doing what we say we are going to do.  It sends the message [...]

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5 Ways to Make Your Life Better in the New Year

By |2017-02-06T11:10:57+00:00December 18th, 2016|Categories: Happiness, Health, Psychology, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

The new year is upon us, and that means a fresh start.  This is the perfect time to reassess where we are going in life, where we want to go, and how we are going to get there.  Here are some ways to improve your quality of life in the new year. 1.  Set better boundaries. Setting [...]

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How to Leave a Narcissist for Good

By |2018-09-29T13:26:36+00:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Relationships, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

New Psychology Today post, "How to Leave a Narcissist for Good". You've decided you just can't live with the suffering and mental torment of being in a relationship with a narcissist. Leaving a narcissist is one of the toughest things you'll ever do. Here's how to get out with your sanity intact. Continue reading...

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So You’re in a Relationship with a Narcissist. Now What?

By |2018-09-29T13:26:57+00:00December 29th, 2015|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Relationships|Tags: , , |

Part 3 of a 3-article Psychology Today series on living with a narcissist. As you learned in Part 1 and Part 2 of this article series, being in a relationship with a narcissist is emotionally draining and can cause you to question your sanity.  You're feeling guilty about things that aren't your fault; you're told that you don't remember things the [...]

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8 More Signs You’re with a Narcissist

By |2018-09-29T13:27:12+00:00December 28th, 2015|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Relationships|Tags: , , |

Part 2 of a 3-article series on being in a relationship with a narcissist: In Part 1 of this article series, you learned 10 signs that you are in a relationship with a narcissist.  You learned that narcissists are the masters of the guilt trip.  You also learned that narcissists have a set of rules for you in the relationship [...]

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Are You in a Relationship With a Narcissist?

By |2018-09-29T13:27:20+00:00December 28th, 2015|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Relationships|Tags: , , |

New Psychology Today post:  10 Signs You are in a Relationship with a Narcissist... You find that you feel guilty for things that aren't really your fault.  You find that what your partner told you last week is now denied by them this week.  Being in a relationship with someone who is a narcissist can be very emotionally draining, [...]

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