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.
Let’s talk about recovery. What is it and how does it show in your day-to-day life. Because I feel like that is what it is, a constant trying to keep balance and to make progress without that being the utter and only goal. I need to have goals and I need to watch how many … Continue reading My road to recovery.
L'art de la fugue. Depression and anxiety go well together. They will not always occur together, meaning it doesn’t have to be like that, that when you have depression, you’ll experience anxiety as well. Although they can feel very different, with anxiety you can feel all tense and ramped up while with depression you … Continue reading Why depression and anxiety are such good friends.
INTRO: ‘Exercise.’ One hot topic. The advice went a little like that: ‘It would be a good thing for you to exercise’ Me: ‘I know, but I don’t feel like it. I’m too tired. Just thinking about moving makes me exhausted.’ How moods influence decision making processes is the domain of affective neuroscience . Your … Continue reading Unsolicited advice and depression.