Recovery Category

How do Parental Alienators Operate?

COVERTLEY! Firstly they use the children when they are young enough to manipulate, its very subtle. You may not be aware until your children start to play one parent off against the other. Every time they don’t get their own way over something that you have both agreed to in the past, will suddenly become […]

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Behavioral health vs. mental health

Common mental health illnesses: Depression  Generalized anxiety disorder  Bipolar disorder Schizophrenia  Common behavioral disorders: Substance abuse  Gambling addiction  Self-injury Eating disorders

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Nervous System

The speed at which your nervous system processes all of this environmental information is lightning quick. This is why you so often feel like your mental and emotional state is out of your control. This is what leads to an overactive sympathetic nervous system.

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The Child’s Response to Threat

When the child perceives threat (e.g., anticipating an assault on self or loved one), theirbrain will orchestrate a total-body mobilization to adapt to the challenge. Their emotional,behavioral, cognitive, social and physiological functioning will change. These responses to threat are heterogeneous and graded. The degree and nature of a specific response will vary from individual to […]

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Lack of Self Worth

You have problems loving and accepting yourself the way you are. You criticise and judge yourself regularly. You expect perfection from yourself at all times. You wish you could look like or be like someone else. You struggle with social interactions and often feel overlooked and ignored in conversations. You exaggerate to appear more interesting when talking to others. You are easily embarrassed […]

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What Is Self-Respect and Why Is It So Important?

Self-respect is a word that means honoring your worth, preserving your dignity, and taking pride in your abilities. Being self-respecting means that you believe at a core level that you’re worthy of being treated fairly and with courtesy. Why is self-respect so important? Without self-respect, we are susceptible to being used, abused, and mistreated by […]

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Self Respect

“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” – Clint Eastwood

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