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Why isn’t healthy narcissism discussed more on social media?
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Why isn’t healthy narcissism discussed more on social media?

The framework of ego development allows us to see full blown NPD as a form of arrested development.

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Do serial killers collect trophies from their victims so that they can intentionally trigger their own ptsd-like flashbacks?
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Do serial killers collect trophies from their victims so that they can intentionally trigger their own ptsd-like flashbacks?

Serial killers however, lack genuine emotions. Serial killers often say that during the time of the killing, they felt no emotions only an intense adrenaline rush.

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A look at how to choose the right mental health professional.
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A look at how to choose the right mental health professional.

The ‘alliance’ refers to the reciprocal nature of therapy. That is, the client and the therapist must work together as a team if they wish to achieve the clients desired outcomes.

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What is the relationship between assertiveness and emotional intelligence?
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What is the relationship between assertiveness and emotional intelligence?

The ability to be assertive is a fundamental communication skill which can help you to express yourself more efficiently.

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What is toxic positivity?
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What is toxic positivity?

There is nothing wrong with feeling sad. It helps us to cry and helps us to release our emotions.

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Why is conflict scary and why do so many people try and avoid it?
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Why is conflict scary and why do so many people try and avoid it?

Conflict in and of itself is the mere expression of disagreement. A discord between needs, values, wants, beliefs, etc.

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A look at how self-serving bias and locus of control positively and negatively influences mental health.
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A look at how self-serving bias and locus of control positively and negatively influences mental health.

Self-serving bias is related to locus of control. As the name suggests, locus of control refers to perceptions of control.

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Why is object constancy important to mental health recovery?
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Why is object constancy important to mental health recovery?

Successful trauma recovery/healing requires people to develop object constancy so that they can have healthy whole object relations with others.

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How can we protect children from sexual abuse and sexual exploitation?
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How can we protect children from sexual abuse and sexual exploitation?

WARNING; This article contains information pertaining to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation which some readers may find disturbing or offensive. If you feel that your emotional health is compromised in any way after reading the contents of this post, please seek immediate advice from a mental health professional.

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What causes you to stress out when others around you are so calm?
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What causes you to stress out when others around you are so calm?

NUTS refers to 1. Novelty, 2. Unpredictability, 3. Threat to the ego and 4. Sense of control.

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Why do we sabotage ourselves even when we know it is not good for us?
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Why do we sabotage ourselves even when we know it is not good for us?

If you are aware that you have a tendency to self-sabotage, it would be a good idea for you to develop a self-sabotage plan.

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What is emotional responsibility?
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What is emotional responsibility?

It can be hard for people to accept and acknowledge emotional responsibility. People are usually raised to believe that it is what has happened to them which ultimately determines how they feel.

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