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Ownership: Do You Under or Over Own in Your Relationships?

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.

Narcissism and Caregiving: Dancing around the Truth

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.

Milestones after Midlife: Experience and Generativity

This post explores the concepts of midlife crisis and Stagnation and Generativity and assists individuals in exploring expectations and needs during midlife.

Priorities: Goalkeeping is Key

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.

Punitiveness: Moral Conviction or Self-Infliction?

This post compares the personality trait of authoritarianism to the schema Punitiveness and offers useful tips for dealing with the schema of Punitiveness.

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Sexuality: The Messages We Hold Close

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.

Resiliency: Naming the Catalyst

This post explores the concept of resiliency and how obstacles and difficulties can actually act as catalysts for increasing resiliency and growth.

Solution Focus: Letting the Exception Rule

This post explores Solution Focused Therapy and how to look for a solution by looking at the exceptions to a problem, or by focusing on when the problem does not occur.

Orchids: The Struggle in the Bloom

This post explores the concept of resiliency by considering the fact that an Orchid often blooms by being stimulated by unfavorable conditions. Resiliency often produces growth in individuals, especially when brought about by difficult situations.

Validation and the Walls Before Us

This post explores the impact of not receiving validation from those close to us. This post also includes steps to take to increase likeliness of receiving and giving validation.

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2 thoughts on “Blog

  1. Good article. I definitely need order. Everything else in my life runs smoothly and falls into place when there is order in the house. Not sure who makes all of these messes in my house.. Could be Luigi. haha

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