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Anxiety

Is believing in God a cure for anxiety?

I don’t know how many of you believe in God or in a higher power and, if this faith lowers anxiety and gives you inner peace. I think that believing in god is a personal choice like the choice of having a sexual partner or supporting a band you like. And that no one should criticize this choice. For me…

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Relationships

20 hidden traits of a narcissistic parent

A narcissistic parent is hard to spot due to the mask he puts out in public. Sam Vaknin, self-proclaimed narcissist and author of the book, ‘Malignant self-love‘, describes the narcissist as a traumatized person who suffers from abandonment issues, anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder. He even goes as far as to suggest that the narcissism is a severe reaction…

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Relationships

How to set boundaries and protect your beautiful self

It’s not easy learning how to set boundaries in a relationship, especially if you’re coming from a toxic family system. Setting boundaries should not only be learned by those dealing with toxic or narcissistic family members or friends but by everyone, even those in healthy relationships. Boundaries is a subject I learned in my recent therapy sessions and, setting them…

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Anxiety

10 anxiety symptoms that you need to understand

Few days ago, I’ve experienced some anxiety symptoms that brought up familiar feelings from the past: skin sensitivity, itching, dizziness and difficulty in breathing. That’s when I fell back into the old thoughts: something must be wrong with my body, maybe I’m sick. It turned out it was just my anxiety playing tricks again. These anxiety symptoms were triggered by…

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