LOOK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX

Yes I am also guilty, I have spent the past couple of years buying into the illusion.

Narcissism has become factoid

Everyone is a narcissist or so they would have you believe.

There are groups and forums out there that talk of it all day long, if you stay on them for long enough you will be brainwashed into thinking the same.

Your advised to:-

BLOCK THEM

IGNORE THEM

CUT THEM OFF

DONT RESPOND TO THEM

ETC ETC

SERIOUSLY!

Firstly who has diagnosed them as the Narcissist?

A mental health professional such as a psychologist or psychiatrist (psychotherapist) can determine if you have key symptoms of NPD

How do you know they dont have a brain disorder?

https://www.healthline.com/health/brain-disorders

How do you know they do not have a chemical inbalance?

https://www.healthline.com/health/chemical-imbalance-in-the-brain

I have been studying mental health over the past 4 years and know many Doctors who are mental health practitioners, and the research shows that many of the symptom’s of NPD can be down to some of or all of the above.

Marriages are breaking up, families are becoming disjointed, children are being labelled all because of being labelled a Narcissist.

So think twice before cutting off a family member, or leaving your long term partner or husband/wife.

Do they need help and support?

Could they get treatment and recover?

Have they had brain scans to rule out a problem?

Have they had a proper diagnosis?

I am very much against emotional abuse, but things are not always as they appear to be!!!

Would you leave a partner who has:

  • Dementia?
  • Alzheimer’s?
  • ADHD?
  • Bipolar?
  • Schizophrenia?
  • Psychosis?
  • Autism?

OR would you want to save the relationship and help them get the help they need?

What is the world coming to when people are discarded because they dont fit in.

LOOK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX

Limbic scars

Background: Childhood maltreatment represents a strong risk factor for the development of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in later life. In the present study, we investigated the neurobiological underpinnings of this association. Since both depression and PTSD have been associated with increased amygdala responsiveness to negative stimuli as well as reduced hippocampal gray matter volume, we speculated that childhood maltreatment results in similar functional and structural alterations in previously maltreated but healthy adults.

Methods: One hundred forty-eight healthy subjects were enrolled via public notices and newspaper announcements and were carefully screened for psychiatric disorders. Amygdala responsiveness was measured by means of functional magnetic resonance imaging and an emotional face-matching paradigm particularly designed to activate the amygdala in response to threat-related faces. Voxel-based morphometry was used to study morphological alterations. Childhood maltreatment was assessed by the 25-item Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ).

Results: We observed a strong association of CTQ scores with amygdala responsiveness to threat-related facial expressions. The morphometric analysis yielded reduced gray matter volumes in the hippocampus, insula, orbitofrontal cortex, anterior cingulate gyrus, and caudate in subjects with high CTQ scores. Both of these associations were not influenced by trait anxiety, depression level, age, intelligence, education, or more recent stressful life events.

Conclusions: Childhood maltreatment is associated with remarkable functional and structural changes even decades later in adulthood. These changes strongly resemble findings described in depression and PTSD. Therefore, the present results might suggest that limbic hyperresponsiveness and reduced hippocampal volumes could be mediators between the experiences of adversities during childhood and the development of emotional disorders.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22112927/

Change

Change is the natural order of things and not something that you benefit from resisting.
We live in a time of enormous upheaval on a global scale, and more and more people are seeing huge changes in their personal lives as well. 

It is the nature of the world in which we live.
Move with grace in the face of these changes, for every change brings you an incredible opportunity for growth. 

Breathe, relax, and know with confidence that all things will work out for you.”