Your Silver Lining

Have you ever known people who irritate you to the edge of your endurance? I know you have; we all have. It’s part of the human condition. Do you know that they can be your greatest teachers, your greatest motivators? I have such a person in my life right now. She...

How Gaslighting may have saved me…

Last April (2020,) I somehow ended up with a bleed in my hip that was very painful. I was in the hospital for 4 days and actually got to see that they were prepared for Covid. So even though I was in fear of this deadly virus that had invaded us; I was comforted by...

What is Gaslighting

Gaslighting is a form of psychological abuse that involves manipulating someone until they question their own sense of reality. I call it crazy-making and I can always tell when I’m being gaslighted because I start to feel “crazy.” I experienced a marriage where...

The language of narcissism

Through coaching, I have learned that the narcissistic community has a terminology of their own. I’m going to attempt to teach you to speak NARC:                1 Gaslighting – a manipulative means...

What is Narcissism?

Books have been written about this topic; so, I am not going to do it justice in one page. The word narcissist is thrown around a lot these days. I think of narcissism as being on a continuum. It can be a mental illness as explained in the DSM-5, but most people...