The Sopranos, a TV series created by David Chase
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10 quotes from The Sopranos that will make you think more positively

‘The Sopranos’ is an award-winning series created by David Chase that looks deeply at mental illness. Anxiety and depression are looked at with a magnifying glass, as if the writer has studied them in a lab, with a dedicated group of researchers around him. But even if ‘The Sopranos’ paints a bleak image on family, marriage and motherhood, throughout all…

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Anxiety

5 tips to manage social anxiety from Trent Reznor

Social anxiety is more common than I thought. Many names in the entertainment industry have been associated with anxiety and depression. For example, Johnny Depp used to be shaken by severe panic attacks during movie rehearsals, Emma Stone is struggling with them since the age of eight, while Jim Carrey battled depression. But I’m really surprised when I hear about…

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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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Articles, Narcissism, 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 to…

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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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