10 Signs That Your Dating A Narcissist

narcissist

A narcissist is someone who displays a pervasive pattern of grandiosity, a need for admiration, and a lack of empathy for others. They often have an inflated sense of self-importance, require excessive attention and admiration, and exploit others for their own gain. Additionally, they tend to have difficulty maintaining healthy relationships due to their self-centeredness […]

Debt and Wellbeing

debt management

The Weight of Debt: Exploring it’s Profound Impact on Wellbeing In today’s society, debt has become an almost inevitable part of life for many individuals and households. From student loans to mortgages and and credit cards to personal loans, debt can cast a long shadow over one’s overall wellbeing. Beyond the financial implications, debt can […]

Help for Family Members of Drug and/or Alcohol Addiction

prescription medication addiction

Supporting a family member struggling with a drink or drug addiction can be challenging and emotionally draining. Unfortunately, I have had the unfortunate experience of being a family member. Watching someone you know well and love change into a stranger is soul-destroying. Anyone that is dealing with a person with an addiction in the family […]

Understanding Codependency

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Understanding Codependency: A Complex Dance of Relationships In psychology and interpersonal dynamics, codependency is a term that often arises when discussing the intricacies of relationships. However, its actual depth and impact might not always be fully comprehended. Codependency isn’t merely about one person being overly dependent on another; it encompasses a complex dance of behaviours, […]

Kindness

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10 Amazing Benefits of Kindness! Kindness is the quality or state of being considerate, compassionate, and benevolent towards others. It involves treating people with warmth, empathy, and respect, often extending goodwill gestures without expecting anything in return. Acts of kindness can range from simple and small gestures, like offering a helping hand or a kind […]

Cold Water Therapy

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What is cold water therapy? Cold water therapy, also known as cold water immersion or cryotherapy, involves exposing the body to cold water or ice to promote various health benefits. There are different forms of cold water therapy, and they include: Cold Water Immersion: involves immersing the entire body or specific body parts in cold […]

Sleeping Well?

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Sleep Hygiene Just about everyone experiences difficulty sleeping at some point in their lives. As we all know, life is a bit stressful at times, and sleep can become disturbed. For some, falling asleep is difficult; for others, they can fall asleep quickly, but the sleep is interrupted. Fortunately, there are things you can do […]

Feeling Grateful?

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I’m So Grateful Many of us loosely use the phrase ‘I’m so grateful’. But do we really know the actual meaning of the word and what it does when we really feel gratitude? Have you ever opened your heart and felt the emotion of gratitude? What is Gratitude? Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible […]

Your Happy Brain Chemicals

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Brain chemistry plays a crucial role in regulating mood and emotions. The brain is a complex organ composed of billions of neurons (nerve cells) that communicate with each other through chemical messengers called neurotransmitters. These neurotransmitters’ balance and proper functioning are essential for maintaining a stable mood. The feelings we often associate with happiness, such […]

Work Stressing You Out?

stress at work

When we think of stress, we often think of our personal lives and the things that cause us anxiety. However, it’s important to remember that stress can come from many different sources including our workplaces. Stress at work is a major problem for a lot of people.  There are many different causes of stress at […]