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Best of Our Blogs: April 2, 2019

Yesterday was April Fool’s Day. In honor of this either beloved or despised holiday, I thought I’d write about some of the ways we end up feeling like fools.

Maybe your partner is abusive or you’re in a relationship with a narcissist who knows tricks and tactics to make you the fool. Maybe you were emotionally neglected as a child or raised by narcissists. Or is your perfectionism responsible for making you feel like the fool day to day?

Our top posts will help you remove the veil so you can see the truth. Those who make you feel foolish are often the ones that feel like fools. You’ll also learn ways to stop overthinking so you can move on and forgive yourself.

55 Common Abusive Remarks
(The Exhausted Woman) – If your partner has said any of the following, it could indicate abuse.

Common Sense, Humor and Other Lessons Narcissists Don’t Teach their Children
(Narcissism Meets Normalcy) – It’s all the things you missed by being raised by a narcissist.

15 Benefits of Healing Your Childhood Emotional Neglect
(Childhood Emotional Neglect) – It won’t be easy, but here are the beautiful ways your life will change when you heal childhood emotional neglect.

9 Tips to Help You Stop Overthinking
(Happily Imperfect) – You feel stuck in indecision. You can’t stop worrying. You replay your mistakes repeatedly. Here’s how to stop overthinking from impeding your emotional health.

Three Types of Learning and Their Relevance to ABA Parent Training
(Reflections on Applied Behavior Analysis) – If you’re a clinician, this will help you place a child’s behavior so you can develop better interventions and parent recommendations.

Best of Our Blogs: April 2, 2019

Brandi-Ann Uyemura, M.A.

Brandi-Ann Uyemura is a freelance writer specializing in self-help, spirituality, psychology and small business articles. She has a BA in English from University of Oregon and a MA in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University. She writes for various companies and publications and teaches stress management workshops. For more information, see her website

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Uyemura, B. (2019). Best of Our Blogs: April 2, 2019. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 27, 2020, from
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