Shame and guilt are two distinct emotions that are often confused with each other. The main difference between shame and guilt is their focus: shame is focused on the self, while guilt is focused on the behavior. Shame is an intense feeling of discomfort, humiliation, or self-disgust that arises from the belief that one hasContinue reading “Shame and Guilt. What’s the difference?”
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10 Ways to Express Gratitude
Expressing your gratitude can be rewarding as well as healing. Here are some creative ways to embrace an “attitude of gratitude.” Focusing on gratitude can sometimes feel like a tall order, especially if you live with a mental health condition. Being told to “be more grateful” might sometimes feel like toxic positivity — as if your strugglesContinue reading “10 Ways to Express Gratitude”
Therapeutic Effect and Mechanisms of Essential Oils in Mood Disorders: Interaction between the Nervous and Respiratory Systems
Essential oils (EOs) are extracted from plants and contain active components with therapeutic effects. Evidence shows that various types of EOs have a wide range of health benefits. In our previous studies, the potential of lavender EO for prevention and even treatment of depression and anxiety symptoms was demonstrated. The favourable outcomes may be dueContinue reading “Therapeutic Effect and Mechanisms of Essential Oils in Mood Disorders: Interaction between the Nervous and Respiratory Systems”
Young widow in black,no stranger to roses…vows won’t bring him back,Death never supposes. No stranger to rosesplaced atop graves,Death never supposes…with scythe- he enslaves. Placed atop graves,life’s hourglass rests.With scythe- he enslaves,oh; so many arrests! Life’s hourglass rests,vows won’t bring him back.Oh, so many arrests…young widow in black.
Why are wives of narcissists treated the most cruel? Especially behind closed doors?
The long term spouse of a narcissist is the ultimate doormat. The ultimate cushion to the narcissist’s own inner rage, turmoil, and chaos, and the purpose of the cushion is to absorb blow after blow, to prevent the narcissist’s own demise. The narcissist is a self-destructive beast, and the only thing that prevents the narcissistContinue reading “Why are wives of narcissists treated the most cruel? Especially behind closed doors?”
What Is at the Heart of Dark traits Like Narcissism?
At the very very core of dark triad personalities like narcissism, is a deep rooted sense of self-loathing. That’s right, narcissists hate themselves about as much as anyone can hate anything. And with self-hatred, comes the close sibling – shame. Narcissists have a deep rooted sense of shame as well. Because narcissists are unable toContinue reading “What Is at the Heart of Dark traits Like Narcissism?”