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Friday, January 26th, 2018

 

7 Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship With A Narcissist

Narcissistic personality disorder: a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance; a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others…Behind this mask of ultra-confidence lies a fragile self-esteem that’s vulnerable to the slightest criticism. ~ Mayo Clinic Did you know that narcissists have a “split personality?” Instead of living as their highly-sensitive and vulnerable selves, narcissists develop and exhibit a deeply-held, false persona that is equal parts grandiose, unempathetic, conceited, self-centered, and entitled. In other words, narcissists are highly-developed children. TheyRead More


The opposite of a narcissist is an ’empath’ — and it could be a bad thing if you date one

In relationships, there are certain qualities we all look for in a significant other. Our love stories and desires may be different, but for many people, empathy ranks high on the list of desirable traits in a partner. But what happens when someone feels empathy to the extreme? They could be an empath. According to Judith Orloff, psychiatrist and author of “The Empath’s Survival Guide,” an empath is an “emotional sponge.” “[They are] somebody who absorbs the stress and also the positive emotions into their own bodies from other people,” Orloff told BusinessRead More


Adult Scoliosis Pain Management: Stretching, Yoga & Exercises

#2: Split Stance Reach Take a large, somewhat exaggerated step forward with your slightly longer leg, keeping your torso upright. Gently shift your weight forward and back, bending the front knee as you shift forward; as you do, raise the opposite arm as high as possible. While reaching upward with one arm, reach the other arm back, keeping the palm facing up – this will force your body to turn toward the forward leg. Return to the starting position, then repeat for 2-3 sets of 5-10 reps, all on oneRead More


Adult Scoliosis Pain Management: Stretching, Yoga & Exercises

Approximately six million Americans live with scoliosis, with an estimated 6% of adults over the age of 50 having some degree of scoliosis. Scoliosis is a condition that typically develops in childhood, but can follow into adulthood, causing nearly 25% of sufferers distressing or even excruciating pain. Scoliosis pain in adults ranges from mild to severe and it has the potential to limit mobility and decrease quality of life. Standard scoliosis treatments fail to deliver effective, long-lasting pain relief, which leaves many adult sufferers feeling helpless. Fortunately, alternative treatments are out there. Surprisingly simpleRead More