Best of Our Blogs: January 31, 2017

Orange candles

Are you waiting until your relative “gets” you, employer appreciates you or the political atmosphere to calm down before you feel better?

We often wait until external circumstances change to change us. But real power comes from creating our own life rafts.

Let our top posts on self-soothing and self-discovery inspire you to prepare your own self-care kit. Some things you might want to consider are a candle, journal, pair of warm socks, and an afternoon with yourself or hike with someone you love. Think of things that feel good to you and neglect the obligatory tasks for awhile.

When you are feeling ill or unwell, you can turn to this treasure trove of goodies to lift your spirits and nourish your soul. Armed with inner strength, you will feel empowered to survive anything.

5 Little Known Hallmarks of A Psychologically Healthy Person
(Childhood Emotional Neglect) – How psychologically healthy are you? These five signs will surprise you.

How Not to Cope with a Narcissist
(The Exhausted Woman) – It’s not just the narcissist that exhibits unhealthy and even toxic behavior. Find out the things you do to manage a narcissistic person in your life that does not serve you.

Clark Gable’s Daughter and Narcissistic Trigger Words
(Narcissism Meets Normalcy) – If you’ve ever received an email, text or card from a narcissistic person, you will identify with this famous daughter’s experience.

Self-Soothing During Difficult Times
(Bipolar Laid Bare) – What do you reach for during difficult times? Instead of harmful ways to relieve negative feelings, try these self-soothing techniques.

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Every Night
(Weightless) – Most of us are too busy to check in. If you’re feeling disconnected, reach for your journal and ask yourself these questions.