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Best of Our Blogs: November 2, 2018

After Halloween, the holiday madness begins. Every year I tell myself I won’t get swept up in the busy-ness, but somehow by New Year’s Eve I’m sick and burnt out.

It’s hard not to plan, predict and expect certain outcomes. It’s difficult not bracing yourself for impact instead of softening to the possibility of the unknown. But I’m intent to not get wrapped up in the temptation of perfection this year by finding the beauty in rainy days or at least appreciate my inability to know the end result.

You can prepare yourself with these posts on various personality types to watch out for and a post that will change the way you perceive your current challenges. It might just prevent future heartache in the new year.

7 Things Covert Narcissists, Sociopaths, and Psychopaths Do Differently
(Recovering from a Narcissist) – It’s all the ways you didn’t see them coming, which is why you need to read this.

How Narcissists Play the Victim and Twist the Story
(Psychology of Self) – After reading this, you’ll understand the narcissist in your life and why they drive you crazy.

8 Major Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder
(Caregivers, Family & Friends) – If you’re concerned someone in your life has borderline personality disorder, these are the things to watch out for.

12 Ways To Develop A Growth Mindset (and The Benefits Of Doing So)
(Cultivating Contentment & Happiness) – Here’s an interesting look at how what you believe affects your ability to grow.

7 Signs You Grew Up With Childhood Emotional Neglect
(Childhood Emotional Neglect) – You’ve always felt like something wasn’t right with you, but you blamed it on yourself. This might have been the real cause.

Best of Our Blogs: November 2, 2018

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. (2018). Best of Our Blogs: November 2, 2018. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 1, 2020, from
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