8 Early Childhood Experiences That Continue to Affect You Even in Adulthood

Most of us had negative experiences in our early childhood. You will be surprised to learn that some of those experiences may still be affecting you. We outgrow most of our fears as adults. Sadly, many of these early childhood experiences stay until adulthood. As a parent, you'd want to…

The Link Between Verbal Abuse and Anxiety That No One Talks about

Anxiety can be the result of many abusive behaviors and traumatic experiences. Verbal abuse can also play a huge role in this illness. Sticks and stones may break your bones and words….they can hurt you too. Verbal abuse is demeaning, disrespectful and just plain wrong. Have you ever had someone…

8 Brainwashing Techniques Manipulators Use (without You Even Knowing)

Brainwashing techniques are more common than you think. In fact, you could be subject to brainwashing in your daily life. Most of us associate brainwashing with covert Cold War spy operations and old black and white movies. But brainwashing techniques are used far more commonly than you would think, and…

8 Subtle Signs of Psychological Abuse You Should Never Ignore

If you think something might be wrong with your relationship, you could be right. You just might be the victim of psychological abuse. Psychological abuse, although it doesn’t include any sort of physical harm, does have a huge impact on your health and your future. This devious form of abuse…

You Could Be a Victim of Gaslighting Abuse If You Can Relate to These 20 Signs

Gaslighting abuse is one of the sneakiest tools people with a manipulative personality use to make their victim feel crazy. We often use terminology in our everyday language without knowing where it originated from. For instance, ‘gaslighting’ is a psychological term that describes a form of mental abuse in which…

Who Are Emotional Vampires and How to Recognize If You Are Dealing with One

Emotional vampires are like their monster counterparts, they drain your life away. But it’s not blood they’re after, it’s the life essence of others that feeds them. I was excited about writing this piece, and yes, I had some pretty interesting angles. But when I started to study the subject…

Dissociative Identity Disorder or Possession? Abused Children Experiment with Astral Projection

Could dissociative identity disorder be connected to astral projection? Are we leaving our bodies and experiencing possession? I would like to approach my topic from three directions and see if they meet in the middle. Would you like to take the journey with me? When I speak of making connections,…