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Mental health, Narcissism, Relationships

Recovery from abuse, part 1: learn to love only those who love you

After a long, arduous relationship with a toxic person, all you want is to start the recovery process as soon as possible. You’ll also feel like all hope is lost and if you meet another narcissist again, you’re gonna isolate yourself from humanity because you’ve had it. Many adult children of narcissists have their first toxic relationship in their childhood.…

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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

How to assist someone during a panic attack

A panic attack can be the most frightening experience in someone’s life. Forget exams, job interviews, your first date or losing your job. When you get thrown into the arms of a panic attack, nothing will feel more overwhelming. I know because I have been there. Perhaps you have a friend or a relative living with anxiety. Knowing what to…

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Anxiety

Understanding panic attacks with ‘The Sopranos’

Panic attacks are caused by something else than too much stress, too many working hours or an unhealthy diet. If you’re suffering from panic attacks and you’re not aware of the reasons for these intense emotions, you can learn to disclose them. I believe that, learning about your inner triggers is the way out of the panic world. Studying my…

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