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Fear is your biggest enemy

Fear is your biggest enemy

Fear exists in all of us. It lurks underneath, reminding us constantly about the scary world we live in. It reminds us of all that could possibly go wrong. It whispers, telling us that no one will like us or that we are a misfit, […]

Hoovering techniques narcissists use

Hoovering techniques narcissists use

Narcissists have many strategies to assist them in controlling others. Some of these techniques are more subtle than others but they all leave the victims feeling unsettled with a vague feeling that something isn’t right. Hoovering is one technique narcissists use to manipulate and control. […]

Love bombing

Love bombing

  Love bombing is an attempt to influence a person by demonstrations of attention and affection. It can be used in different ways and can be used for either a positive or negative purpose. Narcissists secret weapon When someone tells you just how special you are, […]

How to detect lies

How to detect lies

In a new book, “Spy the Lie,” three former CIA officers share decades of experience in recognizing deceptive behavior and how you can apply their methods to everyday work situations. 1. Start by asking neutral questions. By asking someone basic, non-threatening questions, you are able to observe […]

Staying sane in an insane world

Staying sane in an insane world

I don’t know about you, but my sanity gets challenged on a daily basis.  I have often looked for the answer on how to stay sane in an insane world. Rude people, queues, money worries, relationship challenges – being a counsellor doesn’t mean that I’m […]

Are some people born evil?

Are some people born evil?

There are many theories about why humans commit unspeakable evil, but none of them are particularly comforting. If the childhoods of serial killers are filled with abuse and hardship, then they can appear to be victims of painful circumstances. But if society isn’t to blame […]

The ultimate meditation guide

The ultimate meditation guide

 The Ultimate Meditation Guide from Culinary Teas

How Can We Fight Our Bad Habits?

How Can We Fight Our Bad Habits?

  Everyone has bad habits. It might be that you always decide to go for the dessert despite hoping against hope that you’ll lose weight this week. It might be perhaps a glass or two of wine every other day, something you know is perhaps […]