This post is a follow up of yesterday's post about gaslighting. I explained some characteristics and told some of my story. Today I'll share what helped me to cope with the difficult relationship with my mother. From CleanPNG Remain defiant. I studied psychology to have a better understanding of how people and families work. I … Continue reading Bits of my story – How to deal with gaslighting?
Those who follow my blog may be familiar with the section ‘Bits of Psychology’. This post started out like that but soon it took its own course into my life story. To say it like it is, gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse. It is a manipulation tactic to confuse others, make them question … Continue reading Bits of my story – Gaslighting.
The wounded healer interview series features people who’ve dealt with significant mental health challenges, and who also work in a helping role to support the mental health of others. This interview is with Kacha of Food.for.Thoughts. Image credit: CleanPNG Wounded Healer, Who Is Looking in the Mirror Tell us a bit about you, the… via Wounded … Continue reading Wounded Healer Interviews: Kacha — Mental Health @ Home
When you live a long time with depression it can make you wonder who you are. When depression has his roots in childhood or puberty, there is a good chance that chunks of your personality seem to be missing. Maybe they are there but you don’t know how to reach them and make them more … Continue reading Depression – What happens when you feel better?
Doomed if I do and doomed if I don’t? Now armed with all the information, I went to see the occupational doctor for the third and last time (day 7). She filled in the forms needed for my resignation. I was able to see my psychiatrist in December (day 8) to obtain a letter from … Continue reading The (Never) Ending Circus III – Are there any benefits yet?