“The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it.” ― Katharine Graham Are you haunted by cruel things people said to you months, or even years ago? Or things they did – anything from slights and oversights to horrific abuse? Many of usContinue reading “5 Ways to Let it Go”
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What is emotional abuse?
Emotional abuse attempts to damage your self-worth through manipulation, isolation, intimidation, shaming, and other tactics. Sometimes emotional abuse is obvious, but often, it is subtle and underhanded. Emotional abuse can include… Name calling Backhanded compliments Giving the “cold shoulder” Forcing you to “choose” between the abuser and other people you care about Consistently putting down other people you careContinue reading “What is emotional abuse?”
How to Give Good Advice
Has this ever happened to you? A friend comes to you for advice. They say, “Give me your honest opinion.” So you do. And then your friend feels hurt or angry. The conversation may even escalate to an argument or a major falling out. Um… what the heck??? I have learned the hard way that, no matter howContinue reading “How to Give Good Advice”