8 Signs You May Be With The Wrong Person

by Matthew Coast There’s nothing as unnerving as doubt. Sometimes doubt can be self-preservation, the nagging conscience that keeps us out of trouble. But sometimes doubt can be self-defeating – the obsessive thoughts that prevent us from being happy. The conflicting thoughts that unravel the things you want, and only reinforce negative attitudes. The questionContinue reading “8 Signs You May Be With The Wrong Person”

Experts Say These Are the Seven Things Happy Couples Regularly Do Together

by Jenn Sinrich These are easy steps you can take to ensure the strength of your relationship. You spend quite a lot of time with your significant other, but how much of that time is actually spent doing things together? In our busy lives it can be hard to make room for quality time, which can be asContinue reading “Experts Say These Are the Seven Things Happy Couples Regularly Do Together”

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.”

5 Habits That Will Bring You Peace of Mind

by Nick Wignall, Medium Too often our minds are a storm of worry, to-dos, regrets, self-judgment, and sheer information overload. And so, desperate for some inner calm, we resort to quick fixes: We pop a Xanax, try some deep breathing, light some incense and take a bath, or veg out in front of Netflix forContinue reading “5 Habits That Will Bring You Peace of Mind”

Overcoming the Desire for External Validation

by Above the Middle on Medium All of us want to feel as if we’re of value, accepted, loveable, and cared for in our lives. This drive for value; be it in the form of a romantic relationship, friendship, or work, is the driving force that allows us to function in a social society. MostContinue reading “Overcoming the Desire for External Validation”

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”

5 Signs It’s Time to Say “Enough” and Walk Away

Don’t hold on too long. Know when it’s time to go by Crystal Jackson I would never have stopped trying. I know that about myself. If he was in it with me, I would have done whatever it took to nurture that connection. But I was, as I’ve often been, alone in the relationship. AtContinue reading “5 Signs It’s Time to Say “Enough” and Walk Away”

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 Most Common Reasons People Struggle With Depression After Getting Married

Life is an adventure. We handle bad scenarios, depression, guilt, and anxiety differently. By Jacob Maslow Marriage is supposed to be your day to shine in the sun — the happiest day of your life. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always end up that way, and too often, it’s easy to get mired in the depth of depressionContinue reading “7 Most Common Reasons People Struggle With Depression After Getting Married”