Valentine’s Day – Bah Humbug! — Klutzy And Konfused

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Dear Readership, Happy almost V-day! In celebration of a holiday that apparently nearly half the American population hates (and what feels like more than half of the people that I know), I thought it would be fun to break down some of the most common complaints that I’ve heard against the day and why I […]

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How To Talk About Mental Health In A Way That’s Actually Helpful — Fighting for a Future

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Sometimes, when I know I’m going to have to talk about my mental health with loved ones, I prepare like I’m heading into battle. My husband and children get it but it’s different with siblings and friends. I load myself up with mantras for calm, consider the facts I need to know, and affix it all…

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What To Do If You’re Triggered In Public — Fighting for a Future

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By KYLI RODRIGUEZ-CAYRO Lopolo/Shutterstock One of the most difficult aspects of living with PTSD is that you usually can’t control, or always anticipate, when you will be triggered and flooded with anxiety, flashbacks, or panic. These symptoms can interfere with day-to-day activities, but fortunately, learning and utilizing different skills can help you cope with PTSD triggers, even…

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Susanne and Benji and the Selfie — Katzenworld

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The post Susanne and Benji and the Selfie appeared first on Katzenworld – Welcome to the world of cats!. “Hey Benji, I’d like to practice taking a selfie. Can you help me out?” “Sure Sue, what’s a selfie?” “It’s when you use your phone to take a picture of yourself. It seems like everyone’s doing…

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Power and Control Phases of Narcissistic Relationships — Share our story to end the violence…

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The author’s story is inspiring – would like to accomplish the same. Published on January 10, 2015 Donna Hines Founder ~ The Lost Self Life After Narcissism~ President George H.W. Bush Points of Light Recipient at Points of Light In order to understand the idealization, devalue, and discard phase of the relationship one must understand […]

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PTSD Triggers and Stressors — Fighting for a Future

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‘TRIGGERS‘ Is a term used a lot with PTSD. Often triggers are confused with stressors. A trigger is something that makes you think directly to abuse/trauma. An example of a trigger for me is guns, particularly guns used in situation to threaten people. Other examples are a person’s facial expressions, a smell, words someone used, angry people…

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Ways to Persevere When Depression Persists — Fighting for a Future

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By Therese J. Borchard Although I like to cling to the promise that my depression will get better — since it always has in the past — there are long, painful periods when it seems as though I’m going to have to live with these symptoms forever. In the past, there was a time when I had been…

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