Tips & Tricks-Recovering from Narcissistic Abuse

Those taking on the challenge of climbing Mt. Everest arrive at base camp between March & April. They spend a few weeks at base camp, acclimatizing to the altitude, taking short day trips, getting to know their companions and, I assume, learning tips and tricks for the dangerous climb ahead.  I can't imagine traversing the … Continue reading Tips & Tricks-Recovering from Narcissistic Abuse

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The Wrong Choice: My Specialty

My youngest graduated 8th grade today.  I had the perfect seat in the packed auditorium.  It gave me ample opportunity to watch him and get great pics as he received his diploma.  Until.......1/2 way through, they switched the direction the kids were walking.  I got an awesome pic of his back.  I came home to … Continue reading The Wrong Choice: My Specialty

The Paradox of Fear

  Since I've been diagnosed with PSTD, and am about to embark on treatment specific to this issue, I feel compelled to research what this means.  EMDR, the current treatment for PSTD, addresses the connections in the many components of our brain.  I will be undergoing the same treatment as a soldier returning from war, … Continue reading The Paradox of Fear