But don’t worry, I’m not here to tell you that it’s all in your head, mind over matter, get over it etc. What I’m going to do is suggest ways to counter this.
Category: mental health
People who suffer depression and anxiety can often still have good relationships. Even with comparative mental ill-health they may often operate in such a way that others are benefactors relationally. They may often find ways of loving well despite what they suffer, which is an incredibly inspiring reality.
I’d like you to return to the earlier exercise of placing your hands on your heart. After you finish reading this article, find a quiet place and turn off any distractions such as music or your mobile phone and sit with yourself for a few minutes.
The universe doesn’t follow your will, and you have no power over how events turn out, you only have control over how it affects you. It is said that good things takes time. Being patient helps you cope with uncertainty better.
My thoughts in the day were taken up with exercise, and walking as many steps as I could. I had a fitbit and the fit bit scales, and I was constantly thinking about food, exercise and how to reduce my weight.
The objective of narcissistic abuse is power. They act with the intent to diminish or even hurt other people. The most important thing to remember about intentional abuse is that it’s designed to dominate you.
I decided that I could benefit greatly from hiring an expert, a consultant who could advise me. At this point, I had already proven to myself that I was willing to do the emotional work, no matter how tough or painful it may be. I just needed someone to help me clear the air and point me in the right direction.