Become a Narcissism Detector in One Simple Step

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Now that I am seventeen years free of being held captive in an abusive marriage, I am quite a good narcissism detector.  But a friend recently recommended the youtube videos of a life coach named Richard Brannon in Southern California. He made some extremely wise connections that answered some serious questions that I could never […]

Boundary Lines: The Truth about Personal Balance

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The boundary lines in our lives are often indistinct because we err in one of two ways in calculating what belongs inside them and what does not. Scott Peck, in his classic work, The Road Less Travelled, divides these people into those he calls neurotics and those who have a serious character flaw. (By the […]

Is Your ‘No’ Broken? Reinforcing Healthy New Boundaries

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Some people seem to have the gift of no.  Boundaries seem to come easily to them. When asked for favors, money, or permission, they hand out noes with blithe unconcern.  Others, like me, feel guilty about denying the requests, even demands of the people in their lives.  But if you are naturally compliant, suffered under […]