by Above the Middle (Joe Gibson) In a world where it would be great if we can all live securely in love, anxious and avoidant attachments ruin the fun. The two attachment styles, coined by John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth now plague 21st Century romance. It’s not uncommon to hear a friend talk about theirContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Key Growth Areas for Anxiously Attached Individuals.”
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Mental Health Mondays: You Deserve Better Than These 13 Behaviors (Stop Accepting Them).
You can’t control how people act, but you can control what you tolerate. by James Michael Sama ermites are small, barely visible little creatures. By themselves, they’re relatively harmless and wouldn’t be much of a concern if you found one around the house. But, they’re not singular pests, and we all know that when theyContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: You Deserve Better Than These 13 Behaviors (Stop Accepting Them).”
Mental Health Mondays:
All Posts Love for the BPD May 6, 2022|#bpd, Love When you have BPD, love is complicated. I have learned that many people enjoy my intensity in a relationship, as I am fully attentive to those I am with. We have hard times connecting with others, so when we date it gives us a chanceContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays:”
Mental Health Mondays: 9 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist – and How to Get Out.
When you have BPD, it is easy to end up with a narcissist. They start off appearing to be the savior that we need. Individuals who have narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) believe they are superior and unique compared to others. Signs you could be dating an individual with NPD include the fact that they haveContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 9 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist – and How to Get Out.”
Mental Health Mondays: 6 Basic Rules to Follow if You Want to Avoid Being the Co-worker Everyone Dislikes.
Ugh, you know who I always feel bad for in any office? That co-worker who can make a room go silent just by walking in. OK, that’s an exaggeration. But you know the person I’m talking about: the awkward colleague no one wants to spend any more time around than necessary. What’s worse, he or she neverContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 6 Basic Rules to Follow if You Want to Avoid Being the Co-worker Everyone Dislikes.”
Mental Health Mondays: The Best Things You Can Do For A Productive Morning.
Source: The Best Things You Can Do For A Productive Morning | by Lukas Schwekendiek | Jun, 2022 | Medium Photo: David MOA on Unsplash #bpd, #Productivity, #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder, #MentalHealth, #Work, #Office, #Anxiety, #SelfHelp, #BPDIsNoLongerMe, #Awareness
The Imperfect Match: Why Avoidant and Anxious People Attract Each Other
Hard Truths You Need To Hear. by Above the Middle/Medium One of the greatest ironies in romance is the attraction of avoidant and anxious individuals. The two couldn’t sit further apart in how they approach love and connection, yet they often match up. Why? I use to find it frustrating how my anxious tendencies oftenContinue reading “The Imperfect Match: Why Avoidant and Anxious People Attract Each Other”
Mental Health Mondays: Inspirational Stories
by Dan Western The 10 Best Inspirational Short Stories I’ve been reading plenty of these short stories in the past couple of weeks and found the lessons behind them truly wonderful. So I’ve decided to write out this article highlighting the 10 most inspirational short stories I’ve heard. Next to the subheadings, in brackets, I’ve put whatContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Inspirational Stories”
Mental Health Mondays: 5 Things to Do When the Holidays Aren’t Exactly Uplifting
1. Say “No” If You Feel Overwhelmed. There are only so many functions you can attend (or host), especially if you are busy with your day-to-day obligations and have limited time off. Trying to be too many places or get your house looking pristine for company can make get-togethers that are supposed to be enjoyableContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 5 Things to Do When the Holidays Aren’t Exactly Uplifting”
7 subtle behaviors that are screwing up your relationships
by Alex Mathers Decades of clumsily spoiling my relationships, combined with an unhealthy obsession into human behaviour and attraction-dynamics has compelled me to write this for you love-birds. Let’s get down and dirty: Your obsession with ‘compatibility.’ One of the oft-cited reasons for many public divorces is ‘irreconcilable differences.’ Though I don’t think it meansContinue reading “7 subtle behaviors that are screwing up your relationships”