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Bullying in the workplace

Bullying in the workplace Bullying in the workplace is more commonplace than would generally be expected.  The result being Post Traumatic Stress, which, when untreated, can have far reaching consequences, as is evident in the following personal essay written by Julian Turner. The year is 2014 and I have just celebrated 30 years’ service at…
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November 29, 2021 0
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PTSD in COVID Survivors

Survivors of Covid-19 who believe that they had a near-death experience, do suffer with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms.  Covid is a huge threat to us all.  Our whole being responds in exactly the same way it would if we knew that there were lions in close proximity to us, without us having any form…
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July 5, 2021 0
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The ugly face of narcissism II

John’s story – part 2 Written by John   My Father is a Narcissist I often doubted myself when labelling my father as a narcissist.  One just doesn’t want it to be true. But the more I thought and learnt about it, the clearer the picture became. There are therapists who argue that lack of…
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November 15, 2019 0

The ugly face of narcissism

I often overhear the word “narcissist” in conversations. In my opinion the word is often misused, or at least overused. The word “narcissistic” is used as a substitute for words like “selfish, ego-centric and self- centred”. Not all selfish people are narcissists, though…. It is possible for people to have narcissistic traits without being full-blown…
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September 25, 2019 0
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The courage to be imperfect

  Why are we so afraid of being vulnerable, of being our authentic selves, of allowing ourselves to be seen…deeply seen?   What are those parts of ourselves that we are afraid of showing, those chapters of our life story that we never share?    The simple truth is that we believe there to be parts of…
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May 20, 2019 0

Addiction To Screen Time

Are you unable to leave a room without your phone? Do you check your phone constantly? Do you check your email and Twitter feed before even getting up out of bed in the morning? Do you panic when you can’t locate your phone? If your answer is mostly ‘yes’, then chances are that you are…
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February 21, 2018 0