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ADHD and Chores

ADHD and Chores

Today’s topic is … chores. Now, admittedly, that’s not a very exciting topic. But that’s exactly what makes it important. People with ADHD tend to especially struggle with the unexciting stuff,...
Were You Raised to Be Afraid?

Were You Raised to Be Afraid?

“I was raised to believe that being frightened meant being alive. Timeo, ergo sum. That being scared is not a frailty but a skill. That I displayed intelligence by shunning whatever...
In Search of Normalcy After Narcissistic Abuse

In Search of Normalcy After Narcissistic Abuse

For four years, I’ve been blathering on about narcissism, the endless subject that just keeps on a-giving. But I’ve devoted precious few words to normalcy simply because I haven’t got the first clue what normalcy is!...
Am I Becoming a Narcissist?

Am I Becoming a Narcissist?

Alice woke up crying. The reality of a previous night of fighting, slamming doors, and breaking plates came into full view. The house was a mess, her husband of eight...
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Startling Facts About Suicide and Mental Illness

Startling Facts About Suicide and Mental Illness

If you or someone you know is in an emergency, call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or call 911 immediately. The newest report from the National Alliance on Mental...

Being Diagnosed Late In Life

There’s a saying that goes,”It’s never too late to…” and you can fill in the blank with pretty much anything. It’s never too late to go vegan, or it’s never too late to start a new hobbie....
Today I Love People Who Care About Me

Today I Love People Who Care About Me

Today I love people who care about me and show it in subtle ways. I love that the contractor isn’t coming today because he has a sore throat and doesn’t want to give it to me right now....
Podcast: Clutter vs Hoarding- How to Live Clutter Free

Podcast: Clutter vs Hoarding- How to Live Clutter Free

Are you drowning in clutter? In today’s podcast, decluttering expert Tracy McCubbin identifies the 7 emotional clutter blocks that may be lurking in your psyche and offers tips to overcome...
Is Individualism Wrecking Society?

Is Individualism Wrecking Society?

“Today we are crawling out from the wreckage of that hyper-individualism.” That was David Brooks, in his cover story for the Atlantic on the decline of the nuclear family,...
Right Brained

Right Brained

“Wow,” I said, “I never realized how right handed the world is.” as I tried to open a zippered bag that was obviously intended to be opened by a right handed person....
7 Ways Narcissists Make You Feel Inferior

7 Ways Narcissists Make You Feel Inferior

People with strong narcissistic, sociopathic, psychopathic, and other dark personality traits (thereafter called narcissists) have a low and fragile sense of self-esteem....
25 Signs You Grew Up With An Unhealthy Parent

25 Signs You Grew Up With An Unhealthy Parent

What was your upbringing like? Would you be able to point out some really stable points in time where your parent was everything you needed?...
Are You a Reaction Machine?

Are You a Reaction Machine?

People gifted with wonder tend to be easy to spot. They have a joy that seems to require no data and is not diminished by seeming evidence to the contrary....
Recovering from the Narcissistic Parent and C-PTSD

Recovering from the Narcissistic Parent and C-PTSD

Guest Blog Post by Christian Van Linda Title: Talking Loud, (they’re) Hearing Nothing Each month I plan to feature a guest author writing about recovering from family scapegoating....

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