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Own Your Thoughts and Feelings & Let Others Own Theirs

Own Your Thoughts and Feelings & Let Others Own Theirs 0

Owning your thoughts and feelings and letting other people own theirs is a foundational part of healthy communication skills. 

It creates an attitude that makes it easier to present your ideas in a tactful way. And it helps you listen to other people without getting triggered or defensive. 

What does it mean to own thoughts and feelings?

Signs of an emotionally abusive wife or girlfriend

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This is how one man describes his emotionally abusive girlfriend:

“My ex-girlfriend was an emotional terrorist.”

Emotional and psychological abuses tear a person up inside.

Emotionally abused men feel drained, distracted, and debilitated. 

Click "Read More" to find out 21 signs that a man is dealing with an emotionally abusive wife or girlfriend.

Keep Calm and Carry On Origin Story

Keep Calm and Carry On Origin Story 0

I've seen lots of versions of Keep Calm slogans, and appreciated their anti-anxiety possibilities, but my recent discovery of their origin story has made them even more interesting. 

"Keep Calm and Carry On" with the crown above the slogan was a poster that was created in . . .

  • Ann Silvers
What is assertive communication and behavior?

What is assertive communication and behavior? 0

Assertive behavior and communication often get confused with aggression, but there is a difference between being assertive and being aggressive.

Aggressive behavior is assertiveness taken too far.

On the other hand, passive behavior is not assertive enough.

Healthy assertive behavior lies in the middle of the continuum between passive and aggressive.

Healthy assertive communication is. . .

How to Spot a Sociopathic Liar

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Creating elaborate lies for their own gain with no care about who gets hurt is a hallmark of a sociopathic liar. Sociopaths are compulsive pathological liars. 

Sociopaths lie without conscience.

That means that they can look you right in the eye and lie to you and not show the usual markers that would give them away.

Click Read More to find out:

  • how to spot a sociopathic liar
  • what is a sociopath and psychopath definition
  • the characteristics of sociopathic lying
  • why sociopaths lie
  • and more
What is Gaslighting Emotional Abuse?

What is Gaslighting Emotional Abuse? 0

Gaslighting is a crazy-making form of emotional abuse.

Gaslighting occurs when someone intentionally twists your perception of reality for their own gain.

That gain may be to:

  • win a fight,
  • cover-up their actions,
  • make you think something is true when it is not, or
  • think something is false when it is true, or
  • undermine your trust in yourself.  

Click the "Read More" tab for: 

  • Gaslighting meaning. 
  • What is gaslighting?
  • Forms of gaslighting.
  • Gaslighting as emotional abuse.
  • Gaslighting infographic.