How a Narcissist Treats Their Spouse

Sometimes the charm of a narcissist inhibits your client from seeing the narcissism. When your client first met their spouse, there was something about them that was enticing. It seemed like an irresistible pull to someone who so perfectly matched their needs and wants. However, the fairy tale engagement and marriage came to an abrupt…

Pediatric Scleroderma in Children

What is scleroderma? Scleroderma means hard (sclero) skin (derma). It is a rare autoimmune disease in which normal tissues are replaced with dense, thick scar tissue. Scleroderma can affect the skin or other organ systems. In children, scleroderma most frequently affects only the skin. What are the types of pediatric scleroderma? There are two broad types of…

The Real Reason Why The Narcissist Punishes You

I really want to put forth this question. When we are hooked up in narcissistic abuse (in our “normal” life of gauging things from the “outside in”) our real life experiences tell us that this person, the narcissist, is brutalising us like our worst enemy – relentlessly and manically. As if this person is taking incredible pleasure…

Get Into Ketosis Faster – 5 Tips For Rapid Results!

My Experience That Taught Me How To Get Into Ketosis Faster All of us who eat a low carbohydrate, high fat diet, want to get into a state of ketosis faster. Going from running on sugar-to-fat and getting into ketosis can be a real bummer and difficult. The side effects have broken me many times…

What Is a Psychotic Disorder? schizophrenia

Psychotic disorders are a group of serious illnesses that affect the mind. They make it hard for someone to think clearly, make good judgments, respond emotionally, communicate effectively, understand reality, and behave appropriately. When symptoms are severe, people with psychotic disorders have trouble staying in touch with reality and often are unable to handle daily life….

7 Things Not to Say to People With Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are considered invisible illnesses, in that you are unlikely to know that someone is suffering from either disease just by looking at them. Telling a Crohn’s or colitis patient that they don’t look ill isn’t very helpful to a person who is trying to hold it all together. If someone tells you that…

6 Types of People Who Are More Likely to Become Victims of Narcissistic Abuse

Being in a relationship with a narcissist can leave a person feeling shattered. Narcissists are master manipulators, so it is hard to avoid their clutches. How can victims of narcissistic abuse help themselves? There are ways to break free from the torment. The first step is to understand that they are victims. Note that victims of…

11 Signs You’re the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse

Imagine this: your entire reality has been warped and distorted. You have been mercilessly violated, manipulated, lied to, ridiculed, demeaned and gaslighted into believing that you are imagining things.  The person you thought you knew and the life you built together have been shattered into a million little fragments. Your sense of self has been…

5 Wellness Tips to Help Control Your Multiple Sclerosis

If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), what triggers your symptoms – numbness, muscle weakness, fatigue, blurry vision or other problems – may be a mystery. Stress can play a role. So can infections. You may always be on the lookout for ways to prevent flare-ups. “Patients with MS often find wellness advice online, but much of it…

The Survival Guide for Living With a Narcissist

ant to leave. What do I need to know to make this relationship as good as possible?” Most of the people who ask me this question already know that the standard advice is “just leave.” They have already made up their mind to give the relationship a try anyway. They may be in love. They may have children together.  Their religious beliefs may…