My self-talk promotes confidence and courage. 7 Easy Tricks to Calm Your Mind Without Meditation Meditation is a powerful tool, but it’s not the only way to calm your mind. Consider these tricks to find peace and inner calmness. Try these ideas the next time you want...read more
Narcissists are known for their manipulative ways, and one way they really get you under control is by grooming you to desensitize you to their abuse. They do this by TELLING you who you are and what you think - and with underhanded "compliments" that are really more...read more
Brad and I are starting a new show on this channel - it's all about being an empath! What should we name it? Share your ideas in the comments section below! The show launches next week on Wednesday. Subscribe to my YouTube channel and click the bell notification to be...read more
A narcissist needs attention. They need love, admiration and in general, one way narcissistic supply. This supply often comes in the form of a narcissistic harem, AKA a circle of supply. What's interesting is the various roles we play when we are a source of...read more
If you'd like to start your own online business so you can work from home and still make money, this one's for you. Here is a free 4-week ecourse I put together for you. No strings attached - just sign up and start learning. Feel free to share with anyone...read more
This is why narcissists make you feel like you're nothing when all is said and done; a quick explanation on why and how narcissists sort of "steal your identity." Thoughts? Related articles Narcissists and Public Humiliation: How & Why Narcs Shame You...read more
You might be shocked to learn all the ways narcissists will gaslight, manipulate and control you when you watch this one! Related articles Narcissists and Public Humiliation: How & Why Narcs Shame You Publicly Take the Narcissistic Personality Inventory Test...read more
How Learning From Successes Can Boost Your Self-Esteem Learning from successes can boost your self-esteem because you can learn more about yourself and your strengths. Virtually everyone excels in at least one area (often more than one area); this can help you...read more
Just a quick note: If you're currently divorcing or planning to divorce your narcissistic spouse, you might be getting ready to become a single parent. If this describes you, then I've got a new free course for you over at the Life Makeover Academy. Check it out &...read more
Here are 10 Ways I Can Help You Survive and Thrive During and After Narcissistic Abuse 1. YouTube Videos - I know there are plenty of certified life coaches and authors out there who talk about narcissism, narcissistic personality disorder and narcissistic abuse...read more
So excited to announce that my YouTube channel has been named among the top 50 Narcissistic Abuse Recovery blogs by Feedspot! See the announcement here. According to the site: The Best Narcissist blogs from thousands of top Narcissist blogs in our index using search...read more
Narcissists love to may label you unreasonable, crazy, an over-reactor - even say you're making it all up. They assign all blame (literally for every issue or concern) in the relationship to you, and they become offended and angry if they don't think you seem like you...read more
Ever feel like you're frozen? Or just sort of numb? Stuck in life and completely alone - even in a crowded room? You aren't alone. I have felt that way. And so have a lot of other survivors. And in this video, I'm going to tell you exactly how to get through it and...read more
Reading body language is the best way to really understand people - it's the non-verbal communication that helps you detect lies and figure out what people are REALLY saying! Body Language is pretty interesting - and very telling. I've been studying people for years -...read more
The Link Between Emotion and Energy If you want to start feeling more energetic and getting more done then it is important to think about the way you are managing your emotion. Emotion and energy levels are intimately linked and understanding this connection is the...read more
Short-term memory loss can be a serious issue, and it’s not always easy to determine the exact cause. For survivors of narcissistic abuse, it can be a result of C-PTSD, but in any case, it's really difficult to deal with. Although several medical conditions can...read more
I'm so excited to present to you the Life Makeover Summit, beginning on September 7 and going through Sept 14. Grab your FREE Pass and check it all out right here: LifeMakeover.org. Related articles Why do narcissists follow identical relationship patterns?...read more
Narcissists can be incredibly, painfully rude, mean and downright abusive. But why is it so easy for them? What is it about their cluster B personalities, or their disorders, that allow them to treat people so horribly without even a second thought? In addition to the...read more
So, sort of an amusing discussion happened this morning in my SPAN group. One of my admins said that having gone to the dentist proved to be more enjoyable than actually hanging out with her toxic narcissist. That sparked her idea of a blog post entitled "Things...
When you're looking to get out of a toxic relationship with a narcissist, sometimes it helps to think about what you need that you're not getting. This way, as you make your plans for moving forward, you can visualize your amazing new life properly - and make room for...
You have to do what you love to do, not get stuck in that comfort zone of a regular job. Life is not a dress rehearsal. This is it. –Lucinda Basset To exceed beyond your wildest expectations you must begin with wild expectations. –Anonymous High expectations are the...
"Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible." ~ Mao Zedong Would you believe me if I told you that you have the power to change your world? What if I said that you could choose literally every aspect of your life, at least as far as you believe you could?...
When you've been abused by a narcissist, the recovery can be hard. When you go back into the "real" world with "normal" people, you might find that you struggle when anyone criticizes you - you may instantly feel put-upon, upset or even angry, because you are so used...
A radiant spirit shatters insecurities. I take part in activities that keep my spirit alive and make me feel good about myself. I focus on maintaining positive energy. As a result, it is easy for me to let go of my insecurities. I surround myself with those who are...
"All of the biggest technological inventions created by man – the airplane, the automobile, the computer – says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness." – Mark Kennedy Life is Different Than it Used to Be We live in an online world...
While no two people are the same, we all have one thing in common - the little "roadblocks" that get in our way as we try to figure out what we really want from life. Roadblocks stop some people from ever making a change, but they motivate others to keep on going to...
As you probably know, I write about narcissism, NPD (narcissistic personality disorder) and toxic relationships in general pretty often - but only in an effort to help people to overcome them. I also coach people who have been affected by narcissistic abuse in...
One of the most difficult aspects of being tangled in a narcissist's web is learning to set firm boundaries with them. Narcissists typically have poor boundaries themselves; they like to win and maintain power, and they don't like others setting boundaries on them....
Have you ever wondered how doctors really lose weight? Although not all medical professionals are slim, some seem to have discovered weight loss secrets that could help you. Doctors often fight their own weight loss battles, so they've learned how to keep the pounds...read more
Fear is a part of life, and some fear is helpful. You're afraid to stick your hand into a fire or to jump off a cliff. If you weren't afraid of anything, you wouldn't live long. But most fears are crippling and influence your decisions in negative ways. Imagine you're...read more
If you have food allergies, it's crucial that you avoid cross-contamination. Whether you're allergic to peanuts, wheat, or another product, these tips will help you stay healthy and avoid trips to the hospital. Cross-contamination is especially dangerous if you have...read more
Have you heard the hype surrounding tiger nuts and resistant starch? They're a popular paleo food option, and an essential part of some diets. If you've been wondering what they are and how to use them, then the following tips will help. Learn about tiger nuts: 1....read more
The connection between a nutritious diet and a healthy heart just became even clearer. A recent study by the University of Washington found that almost half of deaths from cardiovascular disease can be prevented by changing what you put on your plate. To make those...read more
ANNOUNCEMENT: Beginning today through July 3, 2017, I'm giving away my ebook entitled Take Back Your Power: How to End People Pleasing, Stop Letting Life Happen to You and Start Getting What You Want. Usually priced at $4.99, if you act now, you can...read more
Vitamin K is an essential nutrient that your body requires for optimal health. This vitamin is necessary for proper cell function and tissue healing. Learn more about this important nutrient: 1. What is vitamin K? Vitamin K is considered an essential vitamin that you...read more
The reviews are in on "The Rest is Still Unwritten," and they are excellent. Take a look for yourself at the link above. Related articles Why do narcissists follow identical relationship patterns? Toxic Narcissism in Relationships: Identifying PTSD and C-PTSD...read more
What is NPD? Animated Angie Geeks Out in A Brief History of Narcissistic Personality Disorder Y'all know what a research nerd I am, right? In today's episode of Narcs of Our Lives, Animated Angie totally geeks out with a brief history of the history of narcissistic...read more
Join me in the brand-new 30-Day TOO BLESSED TO BE STRESSED Challenge! When you join the challenge, you'll get a daily dose of inner-peace-packed content from Angie Atkinson, certified life coach and narcissistic abuse recovery expert. That means that over the course...read more