Monthly Archives: December 2017

“Paper Tigers” Do Not Make Good Candidates For Friendships

The paper  tigers I speak of are people with varying degrees of Narcissistic Personally Disorder.  A Paper Tiger is usually someone who appears threatening,  but is ineffective when they are found out. I have known three who I have considered, … Continue reading

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Small Acts Of Kindnesses Are Needed Beyond Christmas

For some reason the Christmas season brings out our giving spirit and a feeling of altruism. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could incorporate that spirit of giving year around? I think it  would be a wonderful idea if everyone … Continue reading

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I See You

Originally posted on A Mind Divided:
Sometimes it takes a shock to wake up. Yesterday I was slapped into a deeper appreciation for all the kind, generous and courageous people in my life.  I see you, and I’m so very…

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Can Teachers Become Friends?

The transition of a teacher-student relationship to one of friendship is sometimes tricky to accomplish. Both have complex parts. I see Teacher’s  as having a special kind of power that is not a part of a healthy and productive friendship. … Continue reading

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When Panic Attacks Here is What You Can Do

Originally posted on Write into the Light:
Symptoms of a panic attack include: Racing heart Shallow, rapid breaths Tunnel vision Sweaty palms Feeling faint Nausea, vomiting Fear of going crazy Crying Shaking, tremors Irritability Increased sensitivity to sound, lights, touch…

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Bipolar Anxiety or Bipolar and Anxiety

Originally posted on Write into the Light:
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme mood episodes ranging from mania to depression.  Anxiety can be a symptom of bipolar disorder as stated by Dr. Emil Kraepelin, back in 1921. …

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