The Body Language Guy and toxic relationships

I’ve been hooked on the Britney Spears conservatorship case for the last few months. It’s all over YouTube and there are so many great YouTubers covering the case. During my search for coverage of the court hearings, I stumbled across a channel called The Body Language Guy and it’s one of the most interesting and…

Why did your toxic relationship end?

It’s Friday morning and already turning out to be a beautiful day. Plans for a long morning walk were foiled as my knee is stiff and I can barely walk. But – I still had a shower, got dressed, even trimmed my hair and am ready to start the day. Even though my day actually…

Self-Help: passive aggressive behaviour

Something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately is what is known as passive aggressive behaviour. It’s something I have wanted to write about for a long time but had troubles coming up with examples of how passive aggression has affected my relationships. In order to share my own personal experiences with passive aggression, I…

How to tell if a person is a narcissist

A discussion popped up on Reddit today and it got me thinking about my most recent ex-love Trigger. That’s not my nickname for him. That’s what he called himself online if you can believe that. The discussion was about a certain politician that many of us in Alberta have come to loathe. On the day…

Anxieties and letting go

It’s a double posting kind of day. Honestly, the days are so long with being off work that I get lost in my own head a bit too much. The one way to get out of my head, is to write everything down. Which is esentially – why I started this blog last spring. The…

Living Well: Coping with anger

For many years, especially in my twenties, I struggled with anger issues from past traumatic experiences. It took me a long time, nearly twenty years to be exact, to finally open up to someone I trusted about my experiences of sexual abuse and abusive partnerships. The first person I told my entire story to was…