Relationships with a narcissist are toxic and impact your mental and overall health. Sometimes you don't even know that your partner, spouse, friend or colleague is a narcissist. Find out how to RECOGNISE a narcissist, what tactics they use to control you and how to RESIST them but better still know how to HEAL yourself for your overall wellbeing.
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7 tips on how to kick start new year
10:56Many of you may be reeling from a difficult year and are still finding it challenging going into a new year. This is why it is vital to have easy to use tips to help not just kick start your new year but motivate you to change your mindset to be more positive no matter what challenges you face. Remember only you can change you but it's never too late to start. Quick tip as always - smile and laugh, they cost you nothing. Thank you for listening. Virtual hugs to all.
8 tips on How to stop over-worrying
13:25Many people find thoughts their head, so many that they are overwhelmed, anxious, irritated, frustrated, so much that this impacts on their overall mental, emotional and psychological wellbeing. It can become worse as we approach holidays, and festivities of any kind. So it is important to have tips to hand, that are easy to use yet proven psychologically effect. The hard bit is to repeat the techniques so that they become your good habit. I's never too late to start so START NOW. Remember too to smile and laugh, they cost you nothing. Laughter is the best medicine. I would appreciate comments on this podcast format as I have not put my music at the start or end - do you prefer it this way? Go to my website MindCircles and you can contact me. Why not join my MindCircles Community - it's free.
7 tips on how to stay calm
15:57If you've been feeling overwhelmed, having low energy, over-worrying and anxious, particularly over the last few weeks, you are not alone. It is important to stay calm, not over-think, not over-worry but can sometimes feel impossible. It is vital to be calm when times are tough. Listen to my tips as they are proven psychological tips for improving your overall wellbeing. Also smile and laugh they cost you nothing.
7 Tips on how to let go of negative emotions
20:15Like many of us you may or do experience negative emotions, like guilt but when you do it brings you down and stops you from moving forward positively. In this podcast I also include one of my MindBites mindfulness meditation called 'Letting Go'. Please listen, close your eyes, and relax into the meditation which is psychologically effective for helping you let go of negative emotions of any kind so that you can move forward with a positive frame of mind. Use my ABC proven psychological techniques too which help improve your mental, emotional, psychological, and overall wellbeing. Virtual hugs to you all.
10 tips on how to get out of a controlling relationship
12:34This is the second of two episodes on controlling relationships. Before you take action you need to recognise if you are in a controlling relationship so I recommend you listen to the first episode 40A. Once you know the signs you can take action. Every situation is different but I know from experience that controlling behaviour, whether it's emotional, mental or psychological is abuse. Everyone accepts that physical violence is abusive but the 'unseen' emotional and mental manipulation is destructive abuse. Many people experience emotional, mental and psychological manipulation and have suffered for many years until it seems the norm. It is not, it is abuse and you need to take action. I hope these tips help you make a decision. I wish you well on your journey of taking back control of your own life. I know from experience and although life was challenging, taking back control brought peace, calm and happier times. My MindCircles ABC helped me improve my confidence and self-esteem. Please practice them regularly so that they become your friend on the shoulder. Virtual hugs to you x
7 signs of a controlling relationship
7:53This is the first of two episodes about controlling relationships. In this I talk about signs to help you recognise if you're in a controlling relationship. This is important because controlling behaviour is ABUSE whether it's emotional, mental, psychological or physical Of course, if abuse is physical you must take action immediately if your life is in danger. This is a difficult topic and every situation is different but I have experienced a controlling relationship and believe me, taking control of your own life brings peace, calm and happiness. Take action now.
6 Tips on how to handle rejection
18:42I bet, like me and many others you have experienced rejection in your life. It brings you down. You blame yourself. You feel devalued. You think everything is unfair and unjust. Your friends stop wanting to hang out with you because you go on and on about how unfair life is. But what can you do? You need to learn how to handle rejection or it will continue to negatively impact your life. You need to build resilience and self-confidence and with my 6 tips you can do that and your life will change for the better. You will start to see rejections as opening doors to new opportunities and new possibilities. Don't wait listen now.
How to empower yourself
19:38Have you been feeling low recently? I think the weather affects us and our environment. What you need are tips on helping you to empower yourself. Self-empowerment is about making a conscious decision to take charge of your own life. It involves making positive choices, taking action, and being confident in your ability to make and execute decisions. Self-empowered people understand their strengths and weaknesses and are motivated to learn and achieve. Listen in to find out 7 tips to empower yourself - using these will help you to feel good about yourself, increase your confidence and improve your emotional, psychological, mental and overall wellbeing. Remember to smile and laugh, they cost you nothing - laughter is the best medicine - even through the worst challenges of life, people with a positive mindset endure life in a more positive way. Sending virtual hugs to you all
Gaslighting - what is it & how to deal with it
21:46Gaslighting is a pattern of psychological abuse. It is subtle manipulation, so subtle that you might not recognise it as abuse, but abuse it is! It can be by an individual or group, by a partner, friend, family member or work colleague. It causes you to question yourself, doubt yourself, your memories, your perception of reality, even your sanity, leaving you anxious, overwhelmed, frustrated and even afraid. It impacts negatively on your overall life and relationships so it is important to recognise it and be able to handle it. In this podcast I help you to understand this manipulative, abusive psychological behaviour. I also give you tips and strategies for dealing with it. As always thank you for listening.
13:46Do you procrastinate? Do you get anxious and stressed when you haven't started or followed through on a task or project? You might be frustrated as you have not completed or continued with any of your New Year's resolutions. Stop worrying - here are some tips for turning the negative of procrastination into positive. Listen to find out some of the advantages of being a procrastinator and even what to do if you are a precastinator!! Reminding you of my wellbeing techniques ABC proven psychological techniques for improving your emotional, psychological, mental and overall wellbeing. You can change your mindset to be positive - the mind is very powerful - it's never too late to start. Smile and laugh they cost you nothing. Virtual hugs to you all.