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What is worry? In our busy world, it’s not unusual to feel worried at times. You may worry about your family, your job, your health and other personal issues. You may worry about friends and your community. And you may worry about issues facing the entire world. Sometimes, though, worry becomes a pr …

Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in Australia and is recognised as the third most prevalent drug of dependence following alcohol and tobacco. Cannabis use is increasing among younger age groups. 14.9% of people using cannabis for the first time are aged between 1-19 years. The use of ca …

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after someone experiences a distressing/traumatic event that caused extreme fear, defenselessness or shock. POSSIBLE CAUSES of TRAUMA: PTSD can result from any experienced traumas such as: Rape Natural Disasters Domestic Vio …

Communicate. We have never had it so good. Economically Britain is succeeding as never before. We can argue about the equity of the distribution of the wealth in Britain, but of the country’s unprecedented success in generating material wealth there can be no doubt. Effective Communications Coincide …

Maneuvering And Rules In The Triangle of co-dependency. Now that you have a basic understanding of the positions in the triangle of co-dependency there are a number of key points to consider remembering: The Triangle is based on lies. Tell a lie to yourself or someone else, whether it is a lie about …

Why has cause of narcissism permeated our world? The answer: Because we have not evolved (as a world society) to understand the necessity to create an authentic emotional self. To be ‘at one’ with ourselves, life and others is a very spiritual experience. To not be ‘at one’ is a hellish experience – …

Find healing after unfaithfulness Healing after unfaithfulness – After the devastating discovery that your partner has been cheating on you, it can sometimes feel as if it isn’t worth the effort it’s going to take to rebuild your marriage. Sometimes you wonder whether you’d be better off cutting you …

Co-dependency is treatable, and with the appropriate treatment there is hope for individuals that are struggling with this disorder. Difficulty having fun. Hyper-sensitivity to criticism. Rigidity and need to control. Constant seeking of approval and affirmation, yet having a compromised sense of se …

It is very difficult to treat teenage narcissistic personality disorder because a teen is usually already in such a fragile mental state. Often, treatment is met with contempt, as the teenager perceives the therapist-client relationship as one that does not properly affirm the teen’s perception of s …

What is relationship addiction? Relationship addiction is a state of being addicted to a particular relationship, past or present, and feeling great anxiety and withdrawal symptoms when trying to pull back and away from the relationship. Like any addiction, relationship addiction is a state of losin …

A certain degree of self-centredness, pride and narcissism is to be expected during the adolescent years. Indeed, when one has a personality style considered narcissistic, he or she is usually a general healthy person in a psychological regard. However, such people, although arrogant and proud at ti …

Understanding Narcissism – Melanie Tonia Evans explains the Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde personality disorder that destroys relationships, families, and lives, as an unhealthy focus on self that affects others in unhealthy ways. Everyone to some extent is narcissistic. Most people ‘want the good stuff’ and …

In the myth of Narcissism, the hero fell in love with his own reflection. On the surface it may seem he was madly in love with himself. But look deeper. He was in love with his reflection. This reflection was not his true self. The very fact he fell in love with the illusionary part of himself meant …

Narcissistic relationships are disastrous and can lead to death. Many women die in this version of love, or at the very least spend years, if not the rest of their lives, emotionally, mentally, financially, physically and spiritually crippled. Prevention, disconnection and recovery require becoming …

Categories of Distorted Automatic Thoughts: A Guide for Patients on Distorted Automatic Thoughts Mind reading: You assume that you know what people think without having sufficient evidence of their thoughts. “He thinks I’m a loser.” Fortunetelling: You predict the future negatively: Things will get …

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