Stale air problems

Yes! And the Holy Spirit character is an Asian female. The whole thing is very nontraditional. But like I said, it makes God more real for me. Mainly, though, I like how my dad seems open to it. In fact, the other day, he even said, Our little human brains …

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Not contributing to the greater good

In order to connect more deeply with all the healing elements within and around you, you may want to stop walking from time to time and simply breathe. The more you make yourself available to these elements, the more you are refreshed and healed. Sometimes it feels like we are …

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Physical discomfort at your desk

As the father of Taoism, Lao Tzu, once said, If you want to lead others, you have to learn how to follow. Since individuals alone hold the key to the door to their vast, inner, subjective selves, the only way through the minds of others is to follow their lead …

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A lack of challenges

Moderate amounts of whole-wheat pasta or brown rice might be healthy choices but only if they're accompanied by protein and healthy fats. Your breath will slow. Do this for several minutes. Back off from striving for goals and instead start focusing carefully on seeing and accepting things as they are …

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Feeling like your life is a treadmill: not going anywhere

In abusive relationships, especially those with a malignant narcissist, it is common for the abuser to completely envelop every aspect of the life of the abused, leading them to neglect their own basic needs and desires to win the favor and affection of their abuser. So, if your principles allow …

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Few creative outlets in your life

Then flatten your chest, pushing the air back to the belly while arching your back. This situation deteriorated until Ellen felt compelled to find a place of her own. When that didn't work out due to the expense, the resulting argument ended with Janet striking Ellen. Naturally, she blamed everything …

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Lack of desire

Serotonin combats depression, builds self-esteem and a positive outlook, and creates feelings of calm. Relish this feeling. This is your whole body breathing. As you exhale, you may sense the inner energy of the breath spreading downward toward your feet. Feel the energy travel from the top of your head …

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Maintaining the status quo

Know you are breathing out. This isn't accidental, the abuse is intentional, and the goal is domination. Remember, they will do what they need to do to feel superior to others, especially those with whom they have some relationship, in order to further shield their own feelings of inferiority. On …

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Multitasking and lack of focus

The co-dependent feeds on the narcissist's need to be served and adored. First, she continued to put a lot of effort into being good, not bothering others, and fending for herself: efforts that were frequently stressful. Then, whenever she saw anyone in a rage--a customer yelling at a waitress or …

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Never cracking open a book

When you consume them, you assimilate some of their ability to withstand stress. No matter what your emotional condition is, following the lighthouse will help you arrive safely in the present moment. Welcome this moment when you can apply the brakes, take a deep breath, and gather yourself at this …

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Trying to get it all done

In any abusive relationship, it's not unusual for the victim to suffer fear and anxiety over the relationship, what the narcissist is doing, and what they could have done differently. If she did fall asleep, she often woke up in the middle of the night, her mind racing, her heart …

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Wasting time on nonproductive activities

As we saw in article 2, our sympathetic nervous system rules during the day, gearing us up for challenging and perhaps stressful activities. Say, May I accept things as they are. May I remain undisturbed by changing events. Rhythmic breathing will give you energy, help you relax, and enhance concentration …

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An inability to say no

Another factor that could be throwing your hormones out of whack is excess body fat. Then begin to lengthen your inhalations gradually, too. This may work better than a cup of coffee to get you going again. Sit comfortably, eyes closed. Three-part breathing is breathing all air out, then filling …

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Having too much on your plate

Dwell in the present moment. This kind of story is meant to stir up your pity but pay attention to the way they speak about their exes. It's likely that one day they will speak that way about you. You may be wondering by now if the narcissist is even …

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The daily grind of cooking dinner

Look deeply at it and its elements. That's how it feels to work for, and live with, an extreme narcissist like David. People like that are completely self-absorbed, seeing the world as revolving around them because they see something in themselves that is absolutely fantastic. As a result of this …

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Trying to do everything yourself

Like love bombing, this can be quite pleasant for the victim until the narcissist turns on them, which will happen once the reality of a relationship sets in and they begin to see things about their partner that they want to change or eliminate. It is trying to tell you …

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An ungrateful spirit

Getting the right kind of exercise can also make a world of difference, as can seven to nine hours of restful, refreshing sleep per day. Let your eyes relax into their sockets and feel your facial muscles and scalp becoming soft and relaxed. Mentally scan your body for tension and …

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Dealing with energy vampires

Our hormones can help alert us to these issues and open us up to new insights. Ask yourself, what am I doing? This will help you overcome the habit of rushing through tasks and help you focus on the present. Smile to yourself and say, washing this dish is the …

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Feeling generally annoyed and irritable

Some of the most fun in writing this article is giving you the tools to develop your empathic skills. As you eat fewer sweets and high-glycemic carbs, your body will use up some of that stored sugar in your fat cells, shrinking them. Eventually, you will have more muscle, less …

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Intolerance of others

Sit in a comfortable position. Appreciating what those feelings are is what will help you to understand them. How do you appreciate and emotion, even a negative or bad one, while you are experiencing it? This tool is another part of emotional intelligence. If you can appreciate the emotion you …

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Not stating your needs

Wrong perception or misperception is a mistaken belief, idea, or interpretation of something. If you remember from the earlier articles in this article, there are certain professions that go very well with your natural tendency to be an empath. It is a good idea for anyone with this skill to …

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Open loops

Similarly, without essential fatty acids (found in fish oil, flax oil, olive oil, nuts, and seeds) your body can't produce the hormones it needs. Become saturated with this stillness. Let yourself be the stillness that is your center. In the beginner's mind, there are many possibilities. In the beginner's mind …

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Wasting time waiting

During each pause, allow your body to deeply relax and let go. It is centering, balancing, stabilizing, and creates a sense of security within yourself as you relate to other people and their emotions. You don't have to practice grounding constantly, but it can be helpful right before a meeting …

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Being a pessimist

Certain emotions can be scary because they are a way for you to announce to yourself that what you are feeling is important, that it matters and that it could change everything. You leave the office feeling frustrated and confused. Like Sasha, Celeste, and Margarita, you know that something's wrong …

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Feeling angry all the time

I will also help you understand the effects of the body burden of toxins and hormonal disrupters. Feel the rising and falling of the chest and abdomen. Allow your attention to settle where you feel the breath most clearly. Focus there. Follow the breath. Allow the breath to be as …

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Feeling guilty about relaxing

In each case, the choice will have an effect on our long-term future. Emotions can influence us to make decisions that feel good at the moment but that will ultimately affect us adversely in the future. For instance, making a conscious decision to stay in and study instead of going …

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Getting caught up in a major production

On that question, studies show that it's the vulnerable type, with its wide array of resentments and defensiveness, is by far the more aggressive of the two. In the studies, grandiose narcissists, while they tend to exploit other people, are not inclined to be violent or aggressive. On the other …

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Lack of flexibility

It is up to us to take control back and decide to create a better life for ourselves. Science has proven we are on autopilot 85 to 95 percent of the time. Autopilot means that we are not consciously thinking about what we are doing. Autopilot is when you come …

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Modern-world burnout

We think about taking trips all over the world and doing as we please but, in the back of our minds (subconscious) we are telling ourselves we can't afford to do that. It is hard for humans to think big when the right now seems so small. It is hard …

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Sluggish senses

The reaction is rage. Sometimes, that comes out verbally or physically, and sometimes, it's expressed when the narcissist stops interacting with their partner. This is a kind of bullying behavior that is meant to sow the seeds of doubt and uncertainty in the mind of the partner. The idea is …

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