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This post explores the concept of Amygdala Hijacking, a physiological response to real or perceived threat, which results in loss of memory and impaired cognitive functioning. Amygdala Hijacking prevents productive conversation, impacting relationships negatively, as well is at the root of anxiety, panic disorders, and PTSD.
This post explores Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT Therapy, and how expectations and disappointments can keep us trapped in negative cycles and prevent us from embracing the life we have.
This post contrasts denial and ownership, as it pertains to self-awareness and growth, and explores relationship patterns of under-owning in narcissists and over-owning in caregivers.
This post explores narcissism and caregiving and how at the core of both is a difficulty with vulnerability and either creating boundaries with caregiving and respecting boundaries with narcissism. Post explores the giving-taking spectrum and how to go about growth from either end of the spectrum.
This post explores the concepts of midlife crisis and Stagnation and Generativity and assists individuals in exploring expectations and needs during midlife.
This post explores the necessity of defining priorities when setting goals and making decisions. Decision-making should be done by evaluating highest-priority goals and making choices that move us towards those goals.
This post compares the personality trait of authoritarianism to the schema Punitiveness and offers useful tips for dealing with the schema of Punitiveness.
This post describes the benefits of exploring sexual messages by utilizing a sexual experiences time-line. Additionally, this post offers guidance for exploring sexual experiences and messages and the impact that messages can have on individuals.
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