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Best of Our Blogs: October 14, 2016

Portrait of business woman covered her earsDid you ever react a tad bit too strongly to a slight, rude comment or criticism? It could be fatigue that’s got you snapping back. Or it could be something else.

Whenever something gets to me far more than it should, I question whether the emotional overreaction goes deeper.

Could my inner child be reacting to an unmet need? Is it a reminder of an unmet dream? Is it triggering negative beliefs I already hold about myself?

When something seemingly insignificant pulls you under, observe your reaction.

As you’ll read this week, your inner voice may be alerting you to a potential narcissist, problem in your current relationship, or long-term issue with your self-worth. Listen carefully, and you may discover a lurking issue that’s begging for your attention.

How to Spot A Narcissist–Heed This Tip
(Bonding Time) – How do you avoid getting hurt by narcissist? The easiest way may be to identify a narcissist and avoid getting in a relationship with them in the first place.

An Essential Exercise for Examining Underlying Beliefs
(Weightless) – What you think is not always true. If you find yourself getting stuck in negative beliefs, try this.

5 Myths & 5 Truths About Codependency
(Happily Imperfect) – You’re just helpful. It’s not like alcoholism runs in your family or anything. There’s no way your co-dependent right?

5 Ways to Teach a Child to be Mindful During an Ordinary Day
(Stress Better) – Especially in today’s instant gratification society, the best present you can give your children is presence. Formal training is not needed to apply any of these exercises in mindfulness.

Part 1: 7 Challenges of Borderline Personality Disorder
(Caregivers, Family & Friends) – A lot of factors make borderline personality disorder complicated for professionals, family, friends and caregivers. This article looks at seven core symptoms to look out for.

Best of Our Blogs: October 14, 2016

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 Brandi-AnnUyemura.com.


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Uyemura, B. (2016). Best of Our Blogs: October 14, 2016. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 21, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/blog/best-of-our-blogs-october-14-2016/

 

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