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Process Emotions Better Now – Angie Capretti

There are two common errors when processing emotions. Error One: the experience of negative or painful emotion triggers a lower level or maladaptive defense mechanism that shuts down the processing and bottles, or represses the emotion. This can take the form of invulnerability, denial, distraction, withdrawal, avoidance, escape into fantasy, numbing oneself, cutting off emotionally […]

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Identifying Narcissistic Personality Disorder

How to identify Narcissistic Personality Disorder: 1. Has a grandiose sense of self-importance (e.g., exaggerates achievements and talents, expects to be recognized as superior without commensurate achievements). 2. Is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, or ideal love. 3. Believes that he or she is “special” and unique and can only be […]