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This Week…

Delving into the Dark Side

Plus…

Maria’s Midweek Mindfulness

 and

The Wednesday Whisper

Dark psychology

We’re all familiar with labels like Narcissist and Sociopath.

But what is it about people who are labelled this way? Why do they affect us so much?

No matter the label, what sets them apart is the use of tactics like motivation, persuasion, manipulation, and coercion to get what they want with no regard for the cost to the other person, or worse, to deliberately dismantle the other to the point of them questioning their own sanity.

Recently, I was contacted by someone who was in a low state unable to understand what was happening to them.

It turned out that they were on the receiving end of manipulation, coercion and gaslighting.

In my work, I have come understand that any form of control over another person is harmful, those that are oblivious to what they are doing are more dangerous.

It can happen to anyone in any setting. It doesn’t discriminate and once ensconced, it can take a long time to recognize it and a long time to heal.

Family members and close friends often feel powerless watching it happen.

We need more education out there to help people spot it early enough on.

Maria’s Mindfulness Moment

The perpetrator generally hones in on an insecurity which is why it is so important to know yourself, value yourself and love yourself.

The Wednesday Whisper

Have you ever been subjected to someone else’s control?
No matter how long ago, have you truly healed or did you just build better defences

 

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