A very different approach to stress.

The Inner and Outer Self. What is the Inner and Outer Self? We all have an Outer Self, that is the way you present yourself in your daily life. Think about all the care about your looks, your hair, what you eat. What kind of colleague, spouse, friend or blogger you are. Your Outer Life … Continue reading A very different approach to stress.

Verbal abuse and its connection to anxiety.

In my last post I’ve talked about what verbal abuse is and how to recognize it. My conclusion was that it is based on the effect that you notice in yourself. You may be left dazed, confused, angry, sad, doubting yourself or in a total panic. That is the clue to notice that what you’ve … Continue reading Verbal abuse and its connection to anxiety.

Bits of my story – How to deal with gaslighting?

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?

Bits of Psychology – what is depersonalization?

Depersonalization is a core symptom of burnout but is also seen in depression as well in other mental disorders. Depersonalization can consist of a detachment within the self, regarding one's mind or body, or being a detached observer of oneself [1].   People feel they have changed and that the world has become vague, dreamlike, … Continue reading Bits of Psychology – what is depersonalization?