Living with Someone Who is Mentally Ill – How to Keep Your Chin Up

Living with Someone Who is Mentally Ill – How to Keep Your Chin Up Caring for someone who is mentally ill can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be an insurmountable task, or take away your own identity either. Often, with your help and that of others, such as a therapist, someone with a mental illness can pull themselves …

Is it Grief or Depression?

Is it Grief or Depression? Grief and depression are similar feelings. They both make life very stressful and sad. They both can cause insomnia and a poor appetite. While they can co-exist, grief and depression do have some distinct differences. One obvious difference is that while grief can easily bring on depression, depression does not necessarily trigger grief. And extreme …

Why Narcissists Belittle Others

Why Narcissists Belittle Others Narcissists suffer from a mental illness known as Narcissistic Personality Disorder, in which they have an exaggerated, grandiose opinion of themselves and expect the world to revolve around them. They belittle the views of others because they believe that their own opinions and observations on the world are the absolute truth and anyone who questions them …

Enrich Your Life — Avoid Negative People

Enrich Your Life — Avoid Negative People Negative people are everywhere and they can bring you down in so many ways. They are always complaining, criticizing, worrying out loud and more. They respond to anything you say with a negative comment. Even if you are a positive person, being around negative people all the time can challenge your self-esteem and …